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2024 Diaspora
Book Awards

Now Accepting Submissions

Kulturally LIT Inc. is thrilled to announce the call for submissions for the inaugural Diaspora Book Awards, celebrating emerging literary artists of the African Diaspora. We invite authors whose books have been published and copyrighted up to January 2024 to submit their works for consideration. This is your chance to have your unique voice and compelling narrative honored on a prestigious platform dedicated to recognizing the richness and diversity of our stories. Books published after January 2024 will be eligible for the 2025 awards. The awards ceremony will take place in December this year in New Haven, Connecticut.

Deadline: August 31st

Open Book

Prizes will be awarded to three authors in each of the following 6 categories.

1st Prize - $500

2nd Place - $250

3rd Place - $150


Literature created from the imagination 


Book of poetry at least 40 pages


No cookbooks, self-help books, or religious/spirituality books

Young Adult

12 to 18 year old

Graphic Novel

Long-form work of sequential art, completed as a book

Children's Book

Birth to 12 years old

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