Carey Salerno is the executive editor & director of Alice James Books where she has been serving underrepresented voices in the literary community since 2008. She is also the author of Shelter (2009) and coeditor of Lit From Inside: 40 Years of Poetry from Alice James Books (2013). She teaches poetry writing for the University of Maine at Farmington. Salerno teaches or lectures on poetry and editing at places across the nation as well. You may find her poems–and articles and interviews regarding her other professional work–in print and online.
Alicia Hynes joined the team at Alice James Books in 2017 after working with independent booksellers and nonprofits across the country for ten years. Alicia is also a visual artist and writer and currently resides with her hedgehog Lentil, fiance Ben and far, far too many books in Auburn, Maine.
Debra Norton is the bookkeeper for Alice James Books. She has worked with the press since January 2010 and is also the Treasurer for Farmington Elks Lodge and works as a bookkeeper/office manager for a number of local businesses. Before joining Alice James Books, Debra spent a combination of fifteen years working for a variety of nonprofits which included Maine Coalition for Safe Kids and United Way.
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
AJB’s Board of Directors is committed to preserving and promoting the mission and vision of the press. The Board of Directors members are:
Rachel Eliza Griffiths
Anne Marie Macari, President
Craig Morgan Teicher
AJB Advisory Board members are:
The Alice James editorial board is composed of poets, some of whom have published with the press. The press’s aim is to maintain an editorial board that represents and appreciates a broad range of aesthetic styles and poetic voices. Members of the editorial board read submissions to the Alice James Award and work together to determine the winner by consensus. They also review translation queries. Members typically serve a 3-year term on the board, but may apply for one consecutive term appointment.
Our current editorial board members are:
Cortney Lamar Charleston