Check out the latest news and events from the organizations of AAMBC.
Ebony of Arts 📍 ATL March 23, 2024
Ebony of Arts is a photo exhibition serving as a fundraiser for AAMBC that showcases the brilliant works of our honorees and their impacts. From stunning photographs to thought-provoking pieces, this exhibition truly brings their creativity to life. This national event provides space for artists, musicians, dancers, and writers to showcase their work and/or perform for a live audience.
SoulCanvas 📍 Los Angeles March 30, 2024
Black Writer’s Weekend 📍 ATL August 1-4, 2024
Black Writer’s Weekend is the largest community-driven festival for Black creatives and filmmakers. This event is dedicated to celebrating and honoring Black literary creatives in publishing and film. This year, the festival will feature three events in one weekend: Cre8tiveCon, Lit Crawl, and the AAMBC Literary Awards.
Cre8tiveCon August 2, 2024 📍 ATL
Cre8tiveCon is an initiative to provide opportunities to upcoming Black writers and filmmakers. Cre8tive Con introduces writers to publishers and educators, providing them with networking incentives. It is an authentic, affirming virtual event.
The AAMBC Awards 📍 ATL August 4, 2024
The AAMBC Literary Awards is an entertainment awards show for the recognition of talented and influential Black creatives. Incorporating mainstream media with books, this event pioneers a new way to experience awards shows while granting visibility and opportunity to Black writers.
Throughout this 4-day extravaganza, participants are enthused by various panels, workshops, meet and greets, parties, movie screenings, as well as a formal awards gala.
📍 Wisconsin Nov 7-10, 2024
Embark on an inspiring start to Nanowrimo 2024 by indulging in a rejuvenating and creativity-fueled retreat. Join us at the I Am Creative Retreat, meticulously curated by AAMBC, to elevate your writing experience.
During this retreat, immerse yourself in a tranquil environment with full accommodations, inclusive of meals. Engage with bestselling authors, partake in structured writing sessions, and relish the freedom to chart your creative journey your way. The retreat offers a blend of classes, leisure activities, and uninterrupted moments, providing the perfect setting to kickstart your Nano project with ease.
Wishing you a fulfilling and productive Nanowrimo journey!