Log in

Photo of the Week: Author and Poet, Gillian Alex

Our Photo of the Week is a photo of author and poet, Gillian Alex, at the Harlem Book Fair on July 15, 2017.

On the left, Gillian is standing beside her signage for her latest spoken word project, Put Some Respect on Our Name.

In the photo on the right, Gillian is holding a copy of her book, Tuesday at Three.

Upcoming Book Events: AAMBC Literary Awards; the Harlem Book Fair

VIDEO: The Black literary world preparing to convene in Atlanta for African-Americans on the Move Book Club's literary award show; Harlem Book Fair next up

In this video, we're talking about the African-Americans on the Move Book Club's upcoming Urban Book Bash, a literary award ceremony, and the Harlem Book Fair 2017, which will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2017.

Troy Johnson, CEO, and webmaster, AALBC.com, is up for an AAMBC Award in the Literary Activist of the Year category. Other nominees in the category include Malaika Adero, who was vice president and senior editor at Atria Books/Simon and Schuster and is now a publishing consultant, and Curtis Bunn, author, and founder of the National Book Club Conference.

UPDATE: The AAMBC Literary Awards was held on June 10, 2017, and congratulations to Troy Johnson for winning AAMBC’s Literary Activist Award.


  • Published in Authors
Subscribe to this RSS feed