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Demco Award

By |2019-07-22T04:39:53+00:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: BCALA Awards|

DEMCO / ALA Black Caucus Award for Excellence in Librarianship This is an annual award of $500 and an engraved bronze statuette made possible by a grant from DEMCO, Inc. of Madison, Wisconsin, and presented to the librarian who has made significant contributions to promoting the status of African Americans in the library profession. Specific contributions [...]

Trailblazers Award

By |2019-07-14T01:12:31+00:00January 11th, 2019|Categories: BCALA Awards|

Trailblazers Award BCALA TRAILBLAZER’S AWARD RECIPIENTS The Trailblazer’s Award is the highest award given by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc.. It is presented once every five years in recognition of an individual whose pioneering contributions have been outstanding and unique, and whose efforts have “blazed a trail” in the profession. Recipients of [...]

Literary – Book Award

By |2019-09-30T19:27:53+00:00January 11th, 2019|Categories: BCALA Awards|

Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc. BCALA Literary Awards Press Release Contact: Gladys Smiley Bell, 757-727-5185 For Immediate Release or [email protected] January 26, 2019 Press Room – The Washington State Convention Center BCALA Announces the 2019 Literary Awards Winners The Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc. (BCALA) announces the winners of the 2019 BCALA Literary Awards [...]

2019-20 E.J. Josey Scholarship Award

By |2019-11-07T13:52:50+00:00January 11th, 2019|Categories: BCALA Awards|

In celebration of BCALA's 50th anniversary in 2020, the 2019-20 E J Josey Scholarship Award Committee of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association seeks essay submissions that address the following topic : “ They Were Giants: How BCALA Early Leadership Helped Shape the Future of the Organization.” The E. J. Josey Scholarships are unrestricted [...]

Literary Award – E-Book

By |2019-09-27T22:54:40+00:00January 11th, 2019|Categories: BCALA Awards|

BCALA’s 2019 SELF-PUBLISHING LITERARY AWARDS (powered by SELF-e) The Black Caucus of ALA (BCALA) honors the best self-published ebooks by an African American author in the U.S. in the following genres: Fiction and Poetry. ATTENTION: If your book is not in one of these genres, you can still submit to SELF-e using our standard submission form. The [...]