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The Nominees for the 16th Annual AAMBC Literary Awards are revealed

April 11, 2024
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Prepare to cheer as the 16th Annual AAMBC Literary Awards shines a spotlight on literary excellence, revealing winners across poetry, influencer recognition, reader favorites, and captivating film and audio genres! See the nominees below and prepare your vote. Winners are announced live in Atlanta during Black Writers Weekend on Aug 4, 2024. Get your tickets … Read more

AAMBC Literary Awards 2023 Crowns Winners for the 15th Year!

August 27, 2023

The AAMBC Literary Awards 2023 was a night to remember, as it honored the most outstanding and impactful figures in the world of literature. Rejoicing in its 15th year, Founder Tamika Newhouse honored a few favorite artists near and dear to her heart. From authors to podcasters, bloggers to literary activists, this year’s winners have … Read more

Lights, Camera, Action! Here’s a List of AAMBC’s 2023 Nominations

July 28, 2023
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It’s that time of year again; the AAMBC Awards nominations have been revealed. The AAMBC Awards celebrates black writers, editors, publishers, and countless others. It’s a way to recognize those who have made changes and contributions to the creative world while inspiring people of color to follow their dreams. And like previous years, the AAMBC … Read more

Congratulations — 14th AAMBC Literary Awards Winners Announced!

August 12, 2022
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The history of The AAMBC Awards has been a remarkable journey and experience within the industry of Creative Arts and Entertainment. We are excited to share with you the official list of this year’s winners, marking 14 years of celebrating Black writers in publishing and film. Make sure to send your congrats to them! Christian … Read more

AAMBC Awards Nominations Announced Live on AAMBC TV

February 4, 2018

Who Got Nominated? Tune in on this Tuesday night Join AAMBC founder Tamika Newhouse and friends as they gather for book chatter, speak on whats trending, and announce the nominees for the 10th Annual AAMBC Awards. Also learn more about our honorees, performers, and events during Black Writers Weekend. Click HERE below to get an … Read more


February 2, 2018

AAMBC Inc. The AAMBC Inc., presently known as the African Americans on the Move Book Club Awards, an organization known for exposing and building writers and creative individuals alike, will be hosting a free interactive conference for creatives. AAMBC is featuring their first CreativeCon conference at the Auburn Avenue Research Library. The conference will host … Read more

#AAMBC100 Black Authors of 2017

January 1, 2018

Each year the AAMBC Organization compiles a list of best selling and influential authors of the year. This years top 100 authors are a blend of independent talents to mainstream literary greats. See who made the list and join us for Black Writers Weekend in Atlanta June 2018! Get details at www.aambcawards.com 1. Angie Thomas … Read more

AAMBC Returns to Atlanta for the 8th Annual Literary Awards at the Georgia Tech Ferst Center on June 11th

April 19, 2016

    (Atlanta, GA) April 19, 2016 – Celebrity authors, Literary enthusiasts and book-lovers will come together in Atlanta for a weekend of events celebrating the work of African-American authors at the 8th Annual The African Americans on the Move Book Club (AAMBC) Literary Awards at the Georgia Tech Ferst Center on Saturday, June 11th at 7:00p. … Read more

Mary Monroe honored at the 2016 #AAMBCAwards

September 4, 2015

Black Hollywood Gets LIT the 2015 #AAMBCAwards was a Huge Success

June 15, 2015

(Atlanta, GA) Booklovers from across the country flocked to Atlanta, GA for the first LIVE African American Book Clubs on the Move also known as the AAMBC awards. Real Housewives of Atlanta starlet Claudia Jordan hosted the ceremony celebrating various genres of literature in the African American culture. “When we learned that Claudia Jordan was … Read more

Eddie Kayne to be the official #AAMBCAwards announcer

June 4, 2015

We are happy to have @EddieKayne a Radio/TV Personality and Host of the Eddie Kayne Radio Show heard in over 135 countries be our official announcer at this years ‪#‎AAMBCAwards‬. He is dedicated to providing a platform for independent artists of all kinds. Meet him and other celebs next Saturday at the awards

#RHOA Reality Star Claudia Jordan To Host 2015 #AAMBCAwards

April 30, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE For More Information Contact: Enchanted Branding & PR | Christal Jordan [email protected] | 678.499.0297 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2015   RHOA Reality Star Claudia Jordan To Host 2015 AAMBC Awards   Real Housewife Claudia Jordan will host the first AAMBC Awards in Atlanta                   … Read more

#LitIsh debut series "Voices Behind Black Fiction" with Mary B. Morrison, Nikki Turner, and T. Styles

April 3, 2015

The #AAMBCAwards weekend just got better. New York Times best selling authors Mary Honey B Morrison, Nikki Turner Fan Page, and T. Styles headline the launch of a series produced by yours truly #LitIsh Voices Behind Black Fiction. An intimate panel with a limited amount of seats. You dont want to miss this event! Red … Read more

2015 #AAMBCAwards complete nominee list

April 1, 2015

Join us this summer on June 13th in Atlanta, GA for the 2015 AAMBC Awards and see who wins the statuette LIVE! More info at www.aambcawards.com   Indie Book Store Nubian Books- Morrow, GA Hood Book Headquarters- Warren, MI Community Book Center- New Orleans, LA Between the Lines- Baton Rouge, LA Pyramid Art Books, & … Read more

2015 #AAMBCAwards Honors Hip Hop Fiction writer K'Wan Foye June 13, 2015

January 5, 2015

Attend the honor live in person June 13, 2015 in Atlanta More info at www.aambcawards.com During its inaugural red carpet ceremony in downtown Atlanta, AAMBC will honor urban fiction writer K’Wan Foye. K’wan has been featured in: Vibe, Pages, King, The Library Journal, Entertainment Weekly, The New York Press, and Time Magazine, to name a … Read more

Zane speaks out on her AAMBC Literary Award win #AAMBCAwards

March 25, 2014

Zane is the New York Times Bestselling Author of 31 titles. Zane is considered one of, if not the most, powerful African-­‐American females in the publishing industry. As the Publisher of Strebor Books International, an imprint of ATRIA Books/Simon and Schuster, the third largest publishing corporation in America, Zane is responsible for acquiring and publishing … Read more

Interview with Tamika Newhouse creator of The 2013 5th Annual AAMBC Literary Awards

March 1, 2013

Courtesy of Black Literature Magazine In 2008, Tamika Newhouse had a vision—to acknowledge individuals in the book industry who would otherwise go unnoticed. Here we are, five years later and the AAMBC Literary Awards are still gaining momentum. Black Literature Magazine had the pleasure of speaking with Tamika and others in the industry about their … Read more

#AAMBC 2013 Urban Book of the Year "Hated by Many, Love by None"

February 23, 2013

Jahzara, Honey and Tomeka are best friends til the end. The three of them would die for each other and have always had each other’s back. They each desperately wanted better lives and were willing to work extra hard in order to attain it. Relationship issues in their personal lives bring the girls closer together … Read more

Vote now for the 2013 AAMBC Literary Awards

January 31, 2013

Nominate for the 2013 AAMBC Literary Awards

December 20, 2012


AAMBC 2012 Urban Book of the Year "Eviction Notice" By Kwan

June 22, 2012

One bullet changed everything. Three years after narrowly escaping a one-way trip to the gas chamber, the fugitive known only as Animal finds himself drawn back to the scene of the crime, Harlem, New York. Throughout his entire time in exile the only thing that kept Animal going was the thought that he would one … Read more

The Nate Holmes Honorary Award to be given at the AAMBC Literary Awards

March 27, 2012

This year AAMBC celebrates African American literature with its fourth year of its annual awards. A company launched in 2008 by an aspiring writer at the age of 20, Tamika Newhouse, set out to expose unknown writers. In less than a decade it grew to be one of the most recognizable and sought out sources … Read more

2012 AAMBC Literary Awards Coming….

December 17, 2011

Catering to the independent writer and artist the annual AAMBC Literary Awards is set to announce the official winners at the 1st annual Baltimore Urban Book Festival on May 6, 2012 at the The Fredrick Douglass-Issac Myers Maritime Park Museum. For the fourth year AAMBC will honor those who made an impact in the industry … Read more

Dirty Divorce wins 2011 Urban Book of the Year from AAMBC Literary Awards

April 12, 2011

In Dirty Divorce Part 1 and 2 readers were at the edge of their seats, addicted to the Sanchez family drama. The Dirty Divorce Part 3 begins with Rich instantly being a mark with a death sentence placed on his head. He s faced with his biggest nightmare when secrets are revealed that he thought … Read more

2011 AAMBC Awards COMING

February 17, 2011

2011 AAMBC Awards COMING soon Catering to the independent writer and artist the annual AAMBC Literary Awards is set to announce the official winners at the 1st annual Baltimore Urban Book Festival on April 10, 2011 at the The Fredrick Douglass-Issac Myers Maritime Park Museum. For the third year AAMBC will honor those who made … Read more