The 8th Annual African American Literary Award Show will be hosted by celebrated award-winning actor Isaiah Washington. The event will take place in New York City on Thursday, September 27, 2012 from 6 pm – 11 pm at Melba’s Restaurant located at 163 West 125th Street & Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. 3rd floor.
Join us as we pay tribute to your favorite authors, publishers and book clubs as voted on by you, the fans.
Purchase your tickets before Sept 7 and take advantage of our special early bird discount of only $65. Ticket price includes cocktail reception, dinner, program guide and gift bag.
SPECIAL VIP TICKETS (ONLY A LIMITED NUMBER AVAILABLE)
A limited number of VIP tickets will be available on a first-come, first- served basis for a special price of only $100. VIP pass includes all of the above plus:
* Admission to our special Pre-VIP cocktail reception featuring Isaiah Washington, celebrity guests and many of your favorite authors.
* Guaranteed dinner seating at the VIP table of one of your favorite nominated authors
* Special deluxe gift bag!
Hurry, only 20 VIP passes available!
Early Bird Special! $65 before Sept 7
$75 after Sept 7
$85 (cash) at the door
$100 VIP tickets
African American Literary Awards Show
The AALAS Awards is the first of its kind. It is the most comprehensive awards show ever to recognize, honor, celebrate and promote the outstanding achievements and contributions that authors and writers make to the publishing, arts and entertainment industries
History of African American Literary Awards Show
The African American Literary Award show is the brainchild of Yvette Hayward, president of Y. Hayward, Inc., a public relations company that has been a powerful resource in the literary field for over a decade.