’s the sit­u­a­tion… The AAMBC Lit­er­ary Awards was found­ed 2009 Tami­ka New­house. Newhouse’s mis­sion was to offer a plat­form for new and estab­lished African– writ­ers to be rec­og­nized. As stat­ed on the show’s blog, “the orga­ni­za­tion hosts one of the largest gath­er­ings for black lit­er­ary cre­atives what now called “Black Writ­ers Atlanta, GA. “ Here is a list of the nom­i­nees and offi­cial win­ners of the 2017 AAMBC Lit­er­ary Awards, which was held on June 10, 2017, at the River­side Epi­Cen­ter Austell, GA. LITERARY ACTIVIST Troy John­son Cur­tis Bunn Jeff Fri­day Malai­ka Adero Lasheera Lee And the win­ner is Troy John­son BOOK CLUB OF THE 556 Book Chicks Sis­tah Girls Book Club Keys and No Locks Book Club Lit­er­ary Ladies Book Club Savvy Book Club And the win­ner is 556 Book Chicks OF THE YEAR Dafi­na Books Hachette Book Group Harp­er Collins Simon and Schus­ter St. Mar­tin Press And the win­ner is St. Mar­tins Press MALE AUTHOR OF THE YEAR Leo Sul­li­van Marc Lam­ont Hill K’Wan Daniel Black JaQua­vis Cole­man And the win­ner is Marc Lam­ont Hill FEMALE AUTHOR OF THE YEAR Mer­cy B. Jade Jones Natal­ie Baszille Porscha Ster­ling […]