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Editor , library director

Harold Augenbraum, American library director, editor. Grantee National Endowment of the Humanities, 1992, 95, 96, 2000, 2001-2002. Member board New York Council for Humanities, New York City, 1993-1998, vice chairman, 1996. Member Proust Society of America (president since 1997).

Background

Augenbraum, Harold was born on March 31, 1953 in New York City. Son of Samuel and Ada (Baker) Augenbraum.

Education

Bachelor, Boston University, 1976.

Career

Teacher English as foreign language, Barcelona, 1976-1979. With United Way, New York, 1980-1981. Fundraising consultant, 1982-1984.

Director external affairs Brookdale Center on Aging, New York City, 1984-1987. Associate director for external affairs Museum City New York, 1987-1989. Director Mercantile Library.

New York, New York City, since 1990. Executive director National Book Awards Foundation, since 2006. Board directors Asian American Writers Workshop, since 1999, co-director, National Steinbeck Centennial, 2001-2003.

Membership

Member board New York Council for Humanities, New York City, 1993-1998, vice chairman, 1996. Member Proust Society of America (president since 1997).

Connections

Married Carla Son of Scheele, September 23, 1989. 1 child, Audrey Baker Scheele.

father:
Samuel Augenbraum

father:
Scheele Augenbraum

mother:
Ada (Baker) Augenbraum

spouse:
Carla Son of Scheele

child:
Audrey Baker Scheele Augenbraum