The ceremony took place October 25, 2015 at the SFJazz center. Ceremonies for the American Book Awards will be broadcast on C-Span2 / BookTV this Saturday afternoon, Dec. 19, at 4:15 Eastern.
- Marlon James announces new book trilogy
- Wajahat Ali, journalist and board member of Before Columbus Foundation, interviewed by CNN
- Robin D.G. Kelley, American Book Award recipient, and Connie Rice, lawyer and civil rights activist, discuss police accountability
- Professor Emily Raboteau, American Book Award recipient, interviewed
- David Meltzer, Beat generation poet and musician, has passed