Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Alice James Poetry Cooperative Inc

  • Farmington, ME
  • www.alicejamesbooks.org

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Mission Statement

The mission of Alice James Books is to publish the best contemporary poetry by both emerging and established writers, with an emphasis on women.

Main Programs

  1. Alice James Books publishes, promotes, and distributes 6 books of poetry per year.
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

All

ruling year

1975

Executive Editor

Self-reported

Ms. Carey Salerno

Keywords

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poetry, publishing, arts, literature, women

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EIN

23-7444428

Also Known As

Alice James Books

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Printing, Publishing (A33)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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Alice James Books has been publishing poetry since 1973. The organization publishes, promotes and distributes six books of poetry by both emerging and established authors per year. The AJB editor and editorial board select manuscripts for publication through solicitation and the press's national annual competition, the Alice James Award.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Alice James Books publishes, promotes, and distributes 6 books of poetry per year.

Alice James Books publishes, promotes, and distributes at least six books of poetry by both established and emerging artists every year. Books are chosen mainly through The Kinereth Gensler Awards, a regional competition, and The Beatrice Hawley Award, a national competition.
 
Alice James Books also partners with Kundiman, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion and preservation of Asian American poetry, to offer the annual Kundiman Poetry Prize, a book publication prize open to all poets of Asian American descent.

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Ethnic/Racial Minorities -- Other Specified Group

Budget

$260,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

All

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Financials

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ALICE JAMES POETRY COOPERATIV
Fiscal year: Apr 01-Mar 31

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Alice James Poetry Cooperative Inc

Leadership

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Executive Editor

Ms. Carey Salerno

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Anne Marie Macari

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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Yes

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?