Author Edward Kelsey Moore has won the "First Novelist Award"
from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association for
his debut novel, The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat.
The award acknowledges outstanding achievement in writing and storytelling by a first time fiction writer. The Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA) presents four prizes annually: one for adult fiction, one for nonfiction, one for a first novelist and one for poetry. Inaugurated at
the Second National Conference of African American Librarians in 1994, the BCALA Literary Awards acknowledge outstanding achievement in the presentation of the cultural, historical and sociopolitical aspects of the Black Diaspora.
Congratulations to Edward Kelsey Moore!
--Announced this week at the American Library Association's annual Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia.