Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary Awards
Deadline December 31 (must be received by this date), formerly December 29. Recommended free contest awards four prizes of $500 for books of fiction, nonfiction, first novel, and poetry written by African-Americans and published in the US during the current year. The awards honor books that depict the “cultural, historical, or sociopolitical aspects of the African Diaspora”. Sets and multi-volume works are eligible, but inspirational, self-help, and adult graphic novels are not. Send hard copy to each member of the judging committee, along with all available information regarding the submission (e.g., promotional material, author biography, available news articles, and reviews).
Published: November 2, 2018