American Book Awards ceremony, October 25, 2015 at the SFJazz Center. Left to right, Peter J. Harris, Board Member Jack Foley, Arthur Dong, Board Member Gundar Strads, Board Member Genny Lim, Astra Taylor, Craig Santos Perez, Marlon James, Ira Sukrungruang, Laila Lalami, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Manuel Luis Martinez, Board Member Ishmael Reed, Arlene Biala, Ambrose Bye, Hisham Aidi. Photo by Tennessee Reed
Winners at the American Book Awards ceremony October 26, 2014 at the SFJazz Center. Left to right, Thomas McGovern, Koon Woon, Joshua Bloom, Jill Kolongowski (accepting for Tanya Olson), Sterling Plumpp, Emily Raboteau, Waldo E. Martin, Michael Parenti, Juan Delgado, Margaret Wrinkle, Alex Espinoza
Left to right: Bob Callahan, Ishmael Reed, Carla Blank, Shaw Wong. Photo by Nancy Wong.
2016 American Book Awards, hosted at the SFJazz Center, from C-Span:
2016 American Book Awards, at the SFJazz Center, broadcast by C-Span:
2014 American Book Awards, hosted at the San Francisco Jazz Center, broadcast on C-Span BookTV
Justin Desmangles hosting the 2012 American Book Awards on C-SPAN.
2011 American Book Awards
Ishmael Reed and Al Young discuss the state of literature and their influences