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IALA 2016-669

Author of the Year (Education)

Dr. Cynthia Harris-Frederick

Racquel L. Mitchell

Lateshia Woodley

Coach D

Tameka Williamson

Dr. Jatun Dorsey

Tanya J. Miller

 

Author of the Year (Parenting & Family)

Blaque Diamond

Carlos Muhammad

The Animus Group

Jameliah Blount

Sherilyn Bennett

Twylia G. Reid

Vanessa Canteberry

 

Author of the Year (Relationships)

Jessie Seneca

Tanya Barnett

Briana G. Whitaker

Daryl L. Fletcher 

Toni Henderson-Mayers

Lillian Prince

Briana G. Whitaker

 

Children’s Book of the Year

Jennifer Lescano

Cheryl Filipak

Quniana Futrell

Charlene Fadirepo

Pauline Rose Moore

Charmaine E. Betty-Singleton

Shondra M. Quarles

 

Book Cover of the Year

Roy C. Hairston

LaKesha Womack

Latrenda Chirell Bailey-Rush

Erica Stepteau

Ms. Jennifer Pink

Dr. Eboni Ivory Green

Tamara McKnight

 

Author of the Year (Financial Literacy)

Derricka Harwell

Kemberli Stephenson

Kelly Campbell

Dr. Shirley Clark

 

Youth Author of the Year

Jakayla M. Green

Marian Adejokun

Diamond McNaulty

Laquisha Hall with The Carver Voc-Tech High School Scholars

Author of the Year (Spirituality)

Dr. Eric L. Holmes

Hadiah Setepenra

Allison Daniels 

Anna McCoy

Patrice Simmons

Shamilya Woods

Denise Polote-Kelly

 

Anthology of the Year

Alicia T. Bowens

Lila Holley

Cheryl Holland

Bonita Parker

Kimberly D. Hart

Jessica Mosley

Shavannah Moore

 

Author of the Year (Social Awareness)

Yolanda Minniefield

Kevin Shird

Deborah Hall Branch

Renaee Smith

Joyce Kyles

Kimesha Coleman

Mishondy Wright-Brown

 

eBook of the Year

Kelly Campbell

Dr. Aikyna Finch

Altovise Pelzer

Nicole Roberts Jones

D. Camille

Leona Carter

Sharlrita Deloatch

 

Devotional of the Year

Dr. Helena V. Hill

Shequita Lee

Nikea Jones

Debra D. Jones

Shani E. McIlwain

Indiana Tuggle

Dr. Cheryl R. Smith

 

Author of the Year (Health & Wellness)

Sharise (Hemby) Nance

Erika Dawkins

Dr. Nicole M. Robinson

Lucille Roane

 

Literary Trailblazer of the Year

Nina Foxx

Dom LaRay

Aisha Raison

Cheryl Polote-Williamson

Jay Barnett

Sonya McKinzie

Brandi Rojas

Author of the Year (Personal Dev)

Kiana Shaw

Dr. Shirley Clark

Deya Smith

Charles Davis Jr.

Simeaka Melton

Angeline Lawrence

Alesha R. Brown

 

Anthology Co-Author of the Year

Audra Upchurch

Contessa Louise Cooper

Siobhan Davenport 

Martine M. Mayas

Monique Jones

Karen Wright-Chisolm

Ashley Smith 

 

Memoir of the Year

Bridgett Banks

James R. Mapp

Queen Freedom

Sat’Ra Lumumba

Chontate Brown

LaTarsha D. Holden

DuWanda S. Epps

 

Poet of the Year

James Ellerbe

Oscar Sanders

Dominique C. Butler

Kim B. Miller

Deloris Pettaway

LaDonna Marie

Ashley Love

 

Author on the Rise

Michelle A. Roberts

Tonia Quarterman

Dr. Lynda Mubarak

Keng

Rochelle Wilson

David Glover

Tamara Harris

 

Author of the Year (Small Business)

Felicia Shakespeare

Necole F. Turner

Shahara Wright, Esq.

Tyra Hughley, Esq.