In Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry and Young People's Literature
The National Book Foundation has announced the twenty writers who will serve as judges for the 2009 National Book Awards. These writers are from all across the country and represent a variety of backgrounds and diverse writing styles and include National Book Award Winners and Finalists, two Pulitzer Prize winners, a PEN-USA Award winner, a Whitbread Prize winner, and recipients of Newbery Honors and the Michael L. Printz award.Young People's Literature panel: Kathi Appelt, Coe Booth, Carolyn Coman, Nancy Werlin (chair), Gene Luen Yang
Woohoo! Let's give it up to these fantastic writers for their service! We can't wait to see the finalists!