Board of Directors

Susan Isaacs
Chairman

 Novelist

Celia H. Currin
President

Founder and CEO
WhisperStreet.biz

Willys Schneider Kals
Treasurer

Attorney/Partner
Kaye Scholer, LLP 

Helen Macioce
Secretary

Former President (retired)
Merrill Lynch Bank & Trust Company

Malaika Adero

Amy Berkower

Chairman
Writers House, LLC

Allison J. Davis

Acting Director, Art Horizons
Founder, Coopty Productions, LLC

 
Maureen Mahon Egen

Former Deputy Chairman and Publisher (retired)
Hachette Book Group 

Elliot Figman

Executive Director 
Poets & Writers, Inc.

Jane Friedman

CEO and Co-Founder
Open Road Integrated Media

Karin Grafstrom

Market Research Manager
Metropolitan Museum of Art

Janet McCarthy Grimm Vice President
Lindenmeyr Book Publishing Papers
 
John W. Holman, Jr.

Partner 
HHR Asset Management, LLC

A.M. Homes

Writer

Ellen R. Joseph

Attorney/Partner (retired)
Kaye Scholer, LLP 

J. Alan Kahn

Editor at Large
Sterling Publishing

Joanne Leedom-Ackerman

Writer
Michael Pietsch

CEO
Hachette Book Group 

Eric Simonoff

Literary Agent
William Morris Endeavor

Nicholas J. Vergoth

Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Lake Book Manufacturing, Inc.

Paul Vidich

Media Consultant/Independent Director

Galen Williams

Founder, Poets & Writers, Inc.
Landscape Gardener, Galen Williams Landscape Design, Inc. 

Victoria Wilson

Senior Editor, Vice President, and Associate Publisher, Alfred A. Knopf
Writer