Tuesday, January 27, 2009

First Novelist Award!

I'm happy to announce I won the First Novelist Award from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association! This award "acknowledges outstanding achievement in writing and storytelling by a first time fiction writer." So honored! All the winners are named here.

14 comments:

Lisa said...

I am delighted! This award is so deserved and I hope it introduces your wonderful novel, ORANGE MINT & HONEY to an even wider audience. I can't wait until Lifetime gets rolling on the film. Congratulations!!!

Rebecca Hickman said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!
Were you at Midwinter? Sorry I missed you.

Yasmin said...

YGG I'm so happy for you!
xoxo

Travis Erwin said...

Congrats. A well deserved honor.

JC Martin said...

Congrats you deserve it.

LadyLee said...

Good for you, Botanical Chick:)

Congratulations!

Carleen Brice said...

Thanks my friends!

Rebecca, I live in Denver, but I didn't attend any ALA functions. If you're in Chicago in July, I'll hope to see you!

Bernice L. McFadden said...

Congrats girl!

Larramie said...

I love that everyone else loves (and honors) OM&H as much as I did. Brava!

Shauna Roberts said...

Congratulations again!

Lynne Griffin and Amy MacKinnon said...

That is truly fabulous and well-deserved.

Barrie said...

Yay for you!!

Anonymous said...

You Rock!

Ello said...

Carleen - you are awesome!

Congratulations!