Coretta Scott King Book Awards Jury

About the Coretta Scott King Book Awards Jury

The Coretta Scott King Book Awards Jury consists of seven members serving staggered terms to ensure continuity; three of which are appointed by the CSK Committee Chair in odd years (2015, 17...); the remaining four members are elected by the CSK Committee membership present during its meeting during ALA Annual Conference in even years (2016,18...) Each juror serves a two-year term, beginning and ending during ALA's Annual Conference. 

SUBMITTING TITLES

To review awards submission criteria and submit a title to the CSK Jury for consideration, please fill out the online form and wait for further instructions. PLEASE NOTE: Titles that are sent directly to the jury members without completing the form will not be considered. 

Jury Roster

Dr. LaKeshia NeShaun Darden (Chair, February 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Jewel Davis (Member, February 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Mr. Jason Miles Driver, Sr. (Member, January 1, 2018, to July 31, 2021)
Mrs. Maria F. Estrella (Member, January 26, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Sheila M. Geraty (Member, January 26, 2020, to July 30, 2022)
Susan H. Polos (Member, February 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Maegen Janine Rose (Member, February 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Monica L. Chapman (Primary Staff Liaison, February 1, 2019, to June 30, 2025)
Amber Hayes (Staff Liaison, June 26, 2018, to November 8, 2021)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2020. Last retrieved on 12/06/2021. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

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