Established in 2006, the Arab American Book Award honors significant new works by and about Arab Americans.
Books submitted for consideration must be written or illustrated by an Arab American or address the Arab American experience. The portrayal or representation of Arab Americans should be accurate and engaging, avoid stereotypes and reflect rich characterization.
Submissions must be original works published in English between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2010. Submissions must be postmarked no later than February 1, 2011. An award will be given to an author or illustrator in each of the following categories:
• Adult Non-Fiction in the areas of the Social Sciences and Humanities
• Adult Fiction, including Arts and Literature
• Children or Young Adult, Fiction or Non-Fiction
Submission forms and a list of past winners can be found at www.arabamericanmuseum.org/bookaward. For additional information regarding the Book Award, please contact Kristin LaLonde of the AANM Library & Resource Center at 313-624-0223 or email@example.com.
The Arab American National Museum documents, preserves, celebrates and educates the public on the history, life, culture and contributions of Arab Americans. It serves as a resource to enhance knowledge and understanding about Arab Americans and their presence in this country. The Arab American National Museum is a project of ACCESS, a Dearborn, Michigan-based nonprofit human services and cultural organization. Learn more at www.arabamericanmuseum.org and www.accesscommunity.org.Filed Under Arab-American Literature, arab-americans, books