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The Odyssey Award Selection Committee consists nine members: five members appointed by ALSC; five appointed by YALSA; a chair whose appointment alternates between ALSC and YALSA, with a non-voting consultant from the staff Booklist. Members serve a one-year term beginning immediately after Midwinter and ending after Midwinter of the announcement year. (Chair + 10, plus Booklist consultant)
The 2023 Committee is reviewing audiobooks published between November 1, 2021 and October 31, 2022, for the 2023 awards
The 2023 award winners will be announced in January 2023.
YALSA administers the award in odd years. Please visit http://www.ala.org/yalsa/odyssey-award for submission information.
Established in 2006 at the request of the ALSC and YALSA Board of Directors.
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- Process committees (non-award committees) are appointed in early spring (Jan-May)
- Award and evaluation committees are appointed in early fall (July-Oct)
- Replacement positions pop up and are filled throughout the year (ongoing)
The Vice-President/President-Elect begins making his/her process committee appointments in February/March. In August/September, after being seated as President, he/she will then begin filling fall appointments.
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