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Peggy Adler Wins Connecticut Society of Geneaologists Essay Contest

Peggy Adler’s essay “Genealogy of the House at 151 East Main Street” won the Connecticut Society of Genealogists’ “Tell Your Family Story” Essay Contest.

Chris Dickon Wins AAHGS Award

Chris Dickon’s Dutch Children of African American Liberators: Race, Military Policy and Identity in World War II and Beyond, co-authored by Mieke Kirkels, won the African American Historical and Genealogical Society’s award for Best Multicultural Book of 2021.

Priyanka Champaneri Shortlisted for Center for Fiction First Novel Award

Priyanka Champaneri’s The City of Good Death has been shortlisted for the 2021 Center for Fiction’s First Novel Award.

John Russell Wins Readers Favorite and Nonfiction Author Association Awards

John Russell’s Riding with Ghosts, Angels, and the Spirits of the Dead won a Bronze Medal in the Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards Contest. It also received a Silver Award from the Nonfiction Authors Association. His book A Knock in […]

Three AG Members Nominated for 2021 National Book Awards

We are excited to announce that three Authors Guild members have been nominated for the 2021 National Book Awards. Founded in 1950 to recognize the best writing in America, the National Book Awards are now administered by the National Book […]

2021 National Book Awards Longlists Announced

The National Book Awards announced their 2021 longlists last week. Lauren Groff‘s Matrix and Robert Jones, Jr‘s The Prophets were longlisted in the Fiction category. Bo-Young Kim, On the Origin of Species and Other Stories, translated from the Korean by […]

Clyde W. Ford Wins Washington Center for the Book Award

Clyde W. Ford’s Think Black received the 2021 Washington Center for the Book Award in the Creative Nonfiction category.

Martha Hodes Named Director of NYPL Cullman Center

Martha Hodes has been appointed for a two-year term as Interim Director of the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library, beginning September 2021. Hodes was herself a Cullman Center Fellow […]

Michael Coffino’s Truth Is in the House Wins Several Awards

Michael Coffino’s Truth Is in the House won a Pacific Book Award in the Historical Fiction category, an International Impact Book Award in the Friendship category, and three Firebird Book Awards in the categories of Social/Political Change (1st Place), African […]

Lois Roma-Deeley Named Scottsdale Poet Laureate

Lois Roma-Deeley has been named the new Poet Laureate of Scottsdale, Arizona. The honor comes with a $1,500 honorarium. She will serve as Poet Laureate until December 24, 2024.