2009 American Book Awards

The 30th Annual American Book Awards were presented by the Before Columbus Foundation. The awards honor books void of restrictions,… read more

The 30th Annual American Book Awards were presented by the Before Columbus Foundation. The awards honor books void of restrictions, hence there are no categories or nominees and the awards are given to writers by other writers. The winners were, Houston A. Baker, Jr., Danit Brown, Jericho Brown, José Antonio Burciaga, Claire Hope Cummings, Stella Pope Duarte Linda Gregg, Suheir Hammad, Richard Holmes, George E. Lewis, Patricia Santana, Jack Spicer, and a Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Miguel Algarin. close

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2009 American Book Awards

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Program ID:
289535-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Nuyorican Poets Cafe, New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Oct 25, 2009
Last Aired:
Oct 26, 2009

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  • Oct 25, 2009 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 26, 2009 | 4:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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