The selection committee consists of librarians, booksellers, literacy advocates, reviewers, and/or authors. The chairperson of the committee is appointed by the president of the Maine Library Association for a three year term beginning in 2013. The president of the Maine Library Association is an ex-officio member of the committee.

Mamie Anthoine Ney, Chair
Director
Auburn Public Library
Auburn

Debbie Averill
Maine Library Commission
Orono

Josh Bodwell
Executive Director
Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance

Tina Branco
South Thomaston Public Library
Book Reviewer @Tutu’s Two Cents
South Thomaston

Kenny Brechner
DDG Booksellers
Farmington

Charlie Campo
Maine Library Commission
Hampden

Josh Christie
Sherman’s Books and Stationery
Portland

Andi Jackson-Darling
Maine Library Association, Past President
Falmouth Public Library
Falmouth

Kathleen Kramer
Harrison Village Library
Harrison

Kara Kugelmeyer
Thorndike Press/Gale/Cengage Learning
Waterville

Nicole Rancourt
Maine Humanities Council
Portland

Nina Sachs
Book Reviewer
Portland

Lincoln Paine
Author
Portland

Lisa Joyce
Portland Public Library/South Portland Public Library
Portland

Linda Lord
Retired State Librarian
Brooks

Michael Magras
Author/Reviewer
Freeport

Aimée Lafrenière Turner
Literacy Advocate
South Portland

Holly Williams
Pittsfield Public Library
Pittsfield

Bill Wood
Board Member, Southern Maine Library District
Harrison

Monica Wood
Author
Portland

Suzanne Sullivan
Collection Services/Assistant Director
Auburn Public Library
Auburn

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