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Lynn Ward Prize Advisory Boards

2020 Advisory Board:

  • Kendra Boileau is the Assistant Director and Editor-in-Chief of Penn State University Press. She is the Publisher of the Press’ trade graphic novel imprint, Graphic Mundi, and is a former Lynd Ward Prize judge.

  • Ellysa Stern Cahoy, ex-officio, is an Education Librarian and an Assistant Director of the Pennsylvania Center for the Book in the Pennsylvania State University Libraries. A former school and children's librarian, she administers the Pennsylvania Public Poetry Project and the Lynd Ward Graphic Novel Prize for the Pennsylvania Center for the Book.
     
  • Clara Drummond is a curator and exhibitions coordinator in the Eberly Family Special Collections Library in the Penn State University Libraries.
     
  • John Meier is a Science Librarian in the Penn State University Libraries.  He has published on science graphic novel collections in academic libraries, is a former Lynd Ward Prize juror, and served as a juror on the EBSCO / CBC SEE-IT Graphic Novel Award.
     
  • Joel Priddy is an award-winning graphic novelist and Associate Professor of Graphic Design in the College of Arts and Architecture at Pennsylvania State University.
     
  • J. Harlan Ritchey is a freelance illustrator, designer, and videographer, and library assistant at the Engineering Library in the Pennsylvania State University Libraries.
     
  • Scott T. Smith is an Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature in the College of the Liberal Arts at Pennsylvania State University.
     
  • Rebecca Miller Waltz leads efforts related to information literacy, instruction, and student engagement as the Head of Library Learning Services at the Pennsylvania State University Libraries.  She holds state and national leadership positions in professional organizations, and is the co-author of the forthcoming monograph "The New Instruction Librarian."

 

2019 Advisory Board:

  • John Meier
  • Joel Priddy
  • J. Harlan Ritchey
  • Scott Thompson Smith
  • Rebecca Miller Waltz
  • Ellysa Stern Cahoy

2018 Advisory Board:

  • Jose Cruz Guerrero
  • John Meier
  • Joel Priddy
  • J. Harlan Ritchey
  • Scott Thompson Smith
  • Rebeca Miller Waltz
  • Ellysa Stern Cahoy

2017 Advisory Board:

  • Jose Cruz Guerrero
  • John Meier
  • Joel Priddy
  • J. Harlan Ritchey
  • Scott Thompson Smith
  • Rebeca Miller Waltz
  • Ellysa Stern Cahoy

2016 Advisory Board:

  • Ellysa Stern Cahoy
  • Steven Herb
  • Wilson Hutton
  • Joel Priddy
  • J. Harlan Ritchey
  • Scott Thompson Smith
  • Sandra Stelts
  • Ellysa Stern Cahoy

2015 Advisory Board:

  • Steven Herb
  • Wilson Hutton
  • J. Harlan Ritchey
  • Scott Thompson Smith
  • Sandra Stelts
  • Ellysa Stern Cahoy

2014 Advisory Board:

  • Steven Herb
  • Wilson Hutton
  • John Meier
  • J. Harlan Ritchey
  • Scott Thompson Smith
  • Loanne Snavely
  • Sandra Stelts
  • Ellysa Stern Cahoy

2013 Advisory Board:

  • Catherine Grigor
  • Steven Herb
  • Wilson Hutton
  • John Meier
  • Scott Thompson Smith
  • Loanne Snavely
  • Sandra Stelts
  • Ellysa Stern Cahoy

2012 Advisory Board:

  • Catherine Grigor
  • Steven Herb
  • John Meier
  • Loanne Snavely
  • Sandra Stelts
  • Ellysa Stern Cahoy

2011 Advisory Board:

  • Catherine Grigor
  • Steven Herb
  • John Meier
  • Loanne Snavely
  • Sandra Stelts
  • Ellysa Stern Cahoy