Monthly Archives: January 2015

Before Columbus board member Wahajat Ali discusses Muslim experience

Award winning playwright and Al Jazeera America host Wahajat Ali discusses being Muslim in the aftermath of terror attacks. From the British Broadcasting Company’s World Service Radio.


Joe Sacco, American Book Award Winner, reflects on satire

Joe Sacco won the American Book Award 1996, for his book with Edward Said, “Palestine”. He responds to Charlie Hebdo in this cartoon [Graphic Imagery]

Ishmael Reed discusses the state of literature and influences with Al Young

Watch Ishmael Reed and Al Young discuss their influences and the state of literature in this 2008 video clip.

Seth Rosenfeld, American Book Award winner, lectures January 21st, 2015

Seth Rosenfeld received the American Book Award for his book, Subversives: The FBI’s War on Student Radicals, and Reagan’s Rise to Power

American Book Award Winner Houston Baker’s new release

 New from American Book Award winner, Houston Baker, “The Trouble With Post-Blackness” coming February 2015.

C-Span video clip excerpt of 2014 American Book Awards ceremony

Juan Delgado, Thomas McGovern, accepting the American Book Award 2014, for Vital Signs (Heyday, 2013)