The AMB Ovation Awards (The Angie) Finalists & Winners
The AMB Awards provide honors and recognition of authors’ outstanding achievements in the multicultural romance literary profession.
WINNERS WERE ANNOUNCED ON DECEMBER 13th, 2013
Book Club of the Year 2014
Recognizes outstanding achievement for an innovative Book Club that support the AA/IR/Multicultural romance field.
Author Awards (Distinguished Author Award):
Recognizes published romance authors who addressed a challenge, problem, or issue facing AA/IR/Multicultural couples today in their romance novels. (Six Categories for Outstanding Author)
Outstanding Author in African-American Romance 2014
Outstanding Author in Interracial Romance 2014
Outstanding Author in Multicultural Romance 2014
Outstanding Author in Paranormal Romance 2014
Outstanding Author in Urban Literature 2014
Outstanding Author in LGBT Literature 2014
Visionary Award 2014
Recognizes an AA/IR/Multicultural romance author who, through foresight and unlimited effort, has helped add value to the profession by encouraging development, promotion, and networking of authors in their genre.
The Pantheon Collective – James W. Lewis, Omar Luqmaan-Harris, and Stephanie Casher
2014 Academy of AA/IR/Multicultural Fellows
Recognizes authors who have contributed to the profession through the advancement of knowledge, leadership, or excellence in professional practice. The recipient is recognized for making a tangible contribution to the marketing of their genre that significantly improved public opinion. (Four recipients per year)
Debut Author Awards:
Recognize an AA/IR/Multicultural romance author who has demonstrated strong literary potential and contributions to the genre. The award is designed to both recognize and further the recipient’s professional development activities. (Six Categories for an Outstanding Debut Author)