Black Caucus of the American Library Association

Self-Publishing Literary Awards

February 28, 2024 - Check back on December 15th for Upcoming Deadline
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Two prizes of $2,500 each are given annually for a poetry e-book and a fiction e-book self-published during the previous year by an African American writer. The awards honor books that depict “cultural, historical, and sociopolitical aspects of the Black Diaspora.” Using only the online submission system, submit an e-book self-published in 2023 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, P.O. Box 68051, Indianapolis, IN 46268. Tiffany Duck, Chair.