Hall of Fame Selection Committee

Barbara Genco, retired librarian, Brooklyn Public Library & Editor, Collection Management at Media Source

Paul Grondahl, Director of the New York State Writers Institute

Brian Kenney, Director, White Plains Public Library

Lisa Lucas, Executive Director, National Book Foundation

Kathleen Masterson, Director, Literature Program, New York State Council on the Arts

Ira B. Matetsky Esq., Partner at Ganfer Shore Leeds & Zanders LLP

Christine McDonald, retired director of the Crandall Library, Glens Falls

Andrew Medlar, Director at BookOps

Stefanie Peters, assistant editor, Library of America

Bertha Rogers, Executive Director of Bright Hill Press & Creator of the New York State Literary website and map

William Schwalbe, author

Rocco Staino, Director, Empire State Center for the Book