Black Caucus of the American Library Association

Self-Publishing Literary Awards

February 28, 2023 - 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 by an African American writer self-published in the United States during the previous year. 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 2022 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 174, New York, NY 10159. Tiffany Duck, Chair.