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36 African-American Nominees for National Book Awards

The mission of the National Book Foundation and the National Book Awards is to celebrate the best of American literature, to expand its audience, and to enhance the cultural value of great writing in America.  Since 1996, independent panels of five … Continue reading

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AALBC.com’s eNewsletter – October 28, 2014

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Jane Addams Book Award Winner Jewell Parker Rhodes

ABOUT JEWELL PARKER RHODES Jewell Parker Rhodes is the Piper Endowed Chair and founding artistic director of the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University. Ninth Ward, Rhodes’ first novel for young readers, was named a … Continue reading

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