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


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


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!


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

Who received a 2022 AAMBC Literary Award nomination?

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In its 14th year, AAMBC’s award season is here. Now being hosted in the month of August during Black Writers Weekend, the AAMBC Literary Awards celebrates a new class of Black Creatives with a vibrant list of nominees. When you thought Black creative excellence couldn’t get any better, this year’s list of amazing nominees happily … Read more

The 2021 AAMBC Award Nominees are Revealed!


And now, the nominees are… The nominations have been counted, and we are finally ready to announce the official nominees for the 2021 AAMBC Awards. This year’s list celebrates who’s-who in publishing and film. These heavyweights and dazzling up-and-comers have dominated their lane in 2021. Get ready to vote for your favorite now and register … Read more

AAMBC Literary Award’s reveals who’s really worth honoring in Black Lit with this years nominations!


In its 11th year, the nominees for this year’s award season in black publishing have been revealed. The nominations come at a time when the cultural climate has shifted allowing a new wave of writers in publishing and in film to achieve success and break barriers. This year’s Street Lit category surprisingly was dominated by … Read more

10th Annual AAMBC Awards Nominees


The Nominees for Literary Activist of the Year are: · Curtis Bunn of NBCC · Deborah Burton-Johnson of UCAAB · Ella Curry of EDC Creations · Glory Edim of Well Read Black Girl · Autumn Essie Bailey-Ford of Get Connected Atlanta The Nominees for Breakout Author of the Year are: · The HATE U Give … Read more

The official (FULL) list of 8th Annual AAMBC Literary Awards Winners


READER’S CHOICE Winner- Mz Lady P URBAN BOOK OF THE YEAR Crush by Ivy Symone SCREENWRITER of the Year Ryan Coogler REVIEWER of the Year Orsayor Simmons NON FICTION BOOK of the Year Unbreak My Heart by Toni Braxton EDITOR of the Year Charreah K. Jackson of Essence BLOGGER OF THE YEAR Marie Leggette, Curvy … Read more

2016 AAMBC Literary Award Nominees #AAMBCAwards

8th Annual AAMBC Literary Awards Nominees READER’S CHOICE Nako Kiki Swinson Eric Jerome Dickey Mz Lady P Jade Jones URBAN BOOK OF THE YEAR Crush by Ivy Symone Sins of the Father by Deborah Marbury McDaniel The East Side Novel by Richard Fonzi Money, Power, Respect by Phoenix Williams SCREENWRITER Ryan Coogler Shonda Rhimes Ben … Read more