Eminent Diverse Authors Recognized at American Book Awards Ceremony

For Immediate Release: 10/29/19
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Eminent Diverse Authors Recognized at American Book Awards Ceremony

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WHAT: The Before Columbus Foundation recognizes the winners of the 40th Annual American Book Awards. The American Book Awards were created to provide recognition for outstanding literary achievement from the entire spectrum of America’s diverse literary community.

WHEN: 1 p.m.–4 p.m., Friday, November 1, 2019

WHERE: Koret Auditorium, Main Library, 100 Larkin St.

WHO: Notable authors May-Lee Chai (Useful Phrases for Immigrants: Stories), G. Willow Wilson and Nico Leon (Ms. Marvel Vol. 9: Teenage Wasteland), William T. Vollmann (Carbon Ideologies: Volume I, No Immediate Danger, Volume II, No Good Alternative) and Nathan Hare, winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award, among other winners of this year’s award

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