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4th Annual African American Literary Awards Show

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4th Annual African American Literary Awards Show

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/authors from each category and send your results to

The nominations process for 2008 starts on Monday, May 12, 2008 and closes on Monday, June 30, 2008.

To be eligible for the 2008 nominations, books and other literary works must be published between June 2007 and June 2008.

If you have any questions or need further information, please let me know.

The award categories for the 2008 African American Literary Awards Show are:

Science Fiction
Historical Fiction
Christian Fiction
Street Fiction
Short stories/Anthologies
Children’s Books – Best Story Written For Children
Playwright of the Year
Magazines (Literary)
Magazines (Non Literary)
Cook Books
Humorist Award of the Year (Stand-up Comics)
Comedy Book Author of the Year
Comic Strip
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

African American Literary Award Show will be held on Wednesday, September 24, 2008 at the Harlem Gate House in New York City.

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