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African American Literary Awards Show
Open Book Awards
The AALAS Open Book Awards is the first of its kind. It is the most comprehensive awards show ever to recognize, honor, celebrate and promote the achievements of African-American authors and writers and their contributions to the publishing, arts and entertainment industries.
The African American Literary Award Show will be held in New York City on Wednesday, September 27, 2006.
We are looking for participation from all book clubs, avid readers, and those who appreciate the literary art form regarding the nomination process. If you have the time, please review the categories below and select three (3) books from each and send your results to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The nominations process for 2006 starts on Friday, May 12, 2006 and closes on Friday, June 30, 2006.
To be eligible for the 2006 nominations, books and other literary works must be published between June 2005 and June 2006.
If you have any questions or need further information, please let me know.
All the best,
AALAS - Co-Chair
|Best Story Written For Children|
|Essayist of the Year|
|Playwright of the Year|
|Magazines (Non Literary)|
|Humorist Award of the Year (Stand-up Comics)|
|Comedy Book Author of the Year|
|TV Movies Adapted From A Book|
|Screenplay Adapted From A Book|
|Breakout Author of the Year (Male and Female)|
|Self-published Author of the Year|
|Independent Publishing House of the Year|
|Publishing House of the Year|
|Author of the Year Award (Male and Female)|
|Book Club of the Year|
|Television Writer of the Year*|
|Screenwriter of the Year*|
|Youth Writers of the Year|
See pictures and commentary from the literary awards show