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US Authors Guild Members Elect Roxana Robinson President

Posted at 3:45PM Monday 17 Mar 2014

At its annual meeting, Authors Guild members elected Roxana Robinson as their president and Judy Blume, Richard Russo, and James Shapiro as co-vice presidents. CJ Lyons joined the Guild's executive Council. Scott Turow concluded his presidency of the Authors Guild, the largest organization of published book authors in the US, after serving four years. Mr. Turow served tirelessly as the organization's advocate and voice and led the Guild through its 100th anniversary celebrations in 2012.

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