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With incoming NBCC president Kate Tuttle, NBCC awards night, The New School.

Legacy of Juan Rulfo panel, Bay Area Book Festival, with Mauro Cardenas, Cristina Rivera Garza, Guadalupe Nettel

At Litcamp with my darling (and author) & Laurie Ann Doyle

With fellow National Book Critics Circle panelists Michele Filgate, Walton Muyumba, Kate Tuttle, Center for Fiction, New York. Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend

NBCC/Zyzzyva meet-up.

With Sherman Alexie, Bay Area Book Festival

With Cristina Garcia, Rona Jaffe Awards, New York.

National Book Critics Circle at AWP, Seattle, Amy Tan, Ben Fountain

With Vanessa Hua, Rona Jaffe awards

At Litquake Litcrawl, San Francisco, with Flash Fiction Collective's Meg Pokrass and Grant Faulker, + James Claffey and Deema K. Shehabi

Jane Ciabattari, Eric Banks, National Book Critics Circle awards ceremony

Patt Smith, Jane Ciabattari, John Reed, National Book Critics Circle awards ceremony

Jennifer Egan on stage National Book Critics Circle reading, AWP Chicago. Front row: Bonnie Jo Campbell, Jane Smiley, Jane Ciabattari, Darin Strauss, Isabel Wilkerson, Denise Low-Weso

[Flash Fiction Collective] cofounders Grant Faulkner, Jane Ciabattari, Meg Pokrass, with guest reader Thaisa Frank

Jane Ciabattari serves as vice president/​online of the National Book Critics Circle [www.bookcritics.org], in charge of the Critical Mass blog and social networking. She served as NBCC president from 2008 to 2011. She is a member of the San Francisco Writers Grotto and a co-founder of the [Flash Fiction Collective] reading series. She serves on the program steering committee of the Bay Area Book Festival and on the advisory board of The Story Prize. She is a member (and past president) of the Women's Media Group, and a member of the Authors Guild, PEN and The Century Association.