Each year, the National Book Critics Circle elects eight members to serve three-year terms on the NBCC board of directors, voted on by NBCC members. The organization announced the results on January 8.

The new NBCC board members are:

Ron Charles

Elissa Schappell

Mary Ann Gwinn

Miriam Markowitz

Colette Bancroft

Walton Muyumba

Joanna Scutts

Tess Taylor