Two prizes of $500 each are given annually for a poetry e-book and a fiction e-book by an African American writer self-published in the United States during the previous year. The awards honor books that depict the “cultural, historical, and sociopolitical aspects of the Black Diaspora.” Submit an e-book self-published in 2018 by February 28. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Self-Publishing Literary Awards, Hampton University, Harvey Library, 130 East Tyler Street, Hampton, VA 23668. (757) 727-5185. Tiffany Duck, Chair.