AAMBC “I AM CREATIVE Grant” Winner Announced

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William F. Spivey Awarded The AAMBC “I Am Creative” Grant Atlanta, Georgia – [May 28, 2024] – The African American on the Move Book Club (AAMBC) is thrilled to announce that William F. Spivey, an accomplished author and passionate advocate for equality, has been awarded the prestigious AAMBC “I Am Creative” Grant. This grant recognizes … Read more

16th AAMBC Literary awards nominees revealed

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Prepare to cheer as the 16th Annual AAMBC Literary Awards shines a spotlight on literary excellence, revealing winners across poetry, influencer recognition, reader favorites, and captivating film and audio genres! See the nominees below and prepare your vote. Winners are announced live in Atlanta during Black Writers Weekend on Aug 4, 2024. Get your tickets … Read more

Her Style. Her Voice. Her Way. A Fly Girl Mixer. Celebrating Creative Black Women: Ebony of Arts

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🌟 Ebony of Arts: A Fly Girl Mixer Celebrating Black Creative Women 🌟 March 23, 2024, Atlantucky, Atlanta, GA — Mark your calendars for a night of empowerment and celebration at the highly anticipated “Ebony of Arts” event, a vibrant gathering that honors the brilliance of Creative and Entrepreneurial Black Women in Visual Art, Entertainment, … Read more

Celebrating Diversity and Defying Bans: Post-Event Coverage of the Blacklisted Banned Book Fair

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The Blacklisted Banned Book Fair, presented by Black Writers Weekend and NBAF on Feb 24–25, was a powerful testament to the resilience of storytelling and the importance of embracing diverse narratives. From passionate authors sharing the origins of their books to engaged parents fostering a love for reading in their children, the event was a … Read more

“It all started with a Tweet!” Embracing Opportunity: My Journey with AAMBC Inc.

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It all started with a single tweet. Tamika, the visionary founder of AAMBC Inc., sent out a blast on Twitter, calling out to writers and creatives. Little did I know that this seemingly ordinary message would catalyze a transformative journey. As fate would have it, my boyfriend spotted Tamika’s tweet and took a chance by … Read more

The Ink in Conversation with Julia Royston

Three women, Jillian, Vernice and Erma are connected by Faith, God and Service.  Jillian and Vernice are best friends and have been since the Sunshine Choir at age 5.  Erma is each of their mother’s best friend and over time, has become their second mother.  In each of their hearts, there is a similar desire … Read more

Black Writers Weekend returns August 2022!!

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Inspire Create Dream Out Loud Enjoy a recap of the 2021 festival BLACK WRITERS WEEKEND WAS LIT Subscribe for Updates In 2020 we went virtual, in 2021 we went hybrid, and now for 2022 we’re back in full SWING in Atlanta! Lit Conversations + Amazing Black Creatives Black Writers’ Weekend 2021 had a total of … Read more