2023 Arab American Book Awards Ceremony at AANM

We will be open for regular hours while also supporting the 2023 Arab American Book Awards, hosted at the Arab American National Museum.

6 p.m. ET Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023
2023 Arab American Book Awards Ceremony

FREE with RSVP

Register for in-person attendance OR Register for virtual attendance

Join the 2023 Arab American Book Award winners and honorable mentions, featuring awardees Chelsea Abdullah, Noor Naga, Edward E. Curtis IV, Ghassan Zeineddine, Nabeel Abraham, Sally Howell, Zeina Hashem Beck, Nora Lester Murad, Cathy Camper, Evelyn Alsultany, Louise Cainkar, Pauline Homsi Vinson, Amira Jarmakani, Luma Mufleh, Noor Hindi, Lubna Safi, Naomi Shihab Nye, Rashida Tlaib, Adam Tlaib and Miranda Paul for a celebratory reading of the winning books. The event will also be livestreamed.

Stick around after the ceremony for a community open mic! Sign up to perform here.

Program Schedule

  • 6 p.m.: Reception
  • 6:30 p.m.- 8 p.m.: Awards Ceremony + book signings to follow
  • After 8 p.m.: Open mic (in-person only)

Full information located at the Arab American National Museum website here:

https://arabamericanmuseum.org/event/2023-arab-american-book-awards-a-ceremony-of-live-readings/?event_date=2023-11-11

Event date: 
Saturday, November 11, 2023 - 6:00pm
Event address: 
3546 Michigan Ave.
Detroit, MI 48216-1007
The Stardust Thief (The Sandsea Trilogy #1) By Chelsea Abdullah Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316368865
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Orbit - December 27th, 2022

If an Egyptian Cannot Speak English: A Novel By Noor Naga Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781644450819
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Graywolf Press - April 12th, 2022

Muslims of the Heartland: How Syrian Immigrants Made a Home in the American Midwest By Edward E. Curtis IV Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781479827220
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: New York University Press - November 7th, 2023

Hadha Baladuna: Arab American Narratives of Boundary and Belonging (Made in Michigan Writers) By Ghassan Zeineddine (Editor), Nabeel Abraham (Editor), Sally Howell (Editor) Cover Image
By Ghassan Zeineddine (Editor), Nabeel Abraham (Editor), Sally Howell (Editor)
$25.99
ISBN: 9780814349250
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Wayne State University Press - June 7th, 2022

O (Penguin Poets) By Zeina Hashem Beck Cover Image
$20.00
Out of stock
ISBN: 9780143136897
Published: Penguin Books - July 5th, 2022

Ida in the Middle By Nora Lester Murad Cover Image
$19.95
Out of stock
ISBN: 9781623718060
Published: Crocodile Books - November 22nd, 2022

Arab Arab All Year Long! By Cathy Camper, Sawsan Chalabi (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cathy Camper, Sawsan Chalabi (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536213959
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Published: Candlewick - June 14th, 2022

Broken: The Failed Promise of Muslim Inclusion By Evelyn Alsultany Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781479805136
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: New York University Press - September 5th, 2023

Sajjilu Arab American: A Reader in Swana Studies By Louise Cainkar (Editor), Pauline Homsi Vinson (Editor), Amira Jarmakani (Editor) Cover Image
By Louise Cainkar (Editor), Pauline Homsi Vinson (Editor), Amira Jarmakani (Editor)
$65.00
ISBN: 9780815637219
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Syracuse University Press - September 15th, 2022

Learning America: One Woman's Fight for Educational Justice for Refugee Children By Luma Mufleh Cover Image
$27.99
Out of stock
ISBN: 9780358569725
Published: Mariner Books - April 5th, 2022

Dear God. Dear Bones. Dear Yellow. By Noor Hindi Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781642596960
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Haymarket Books - May 31st, 2022

Your Blue and the Quiet Lament: Poems By Lubna Safi, Rachel Mennies (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Lubna Safi, Rachel Mennies (Foreword by)
$21.95
ISBN: 9781682831397
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Published: Texas Tech University Press - August 2nd, 2022

The Turtle of Michigan: A Novel By Naomi Shihab Nye Cover Image
$9.99
Out of stock
ISBN: 9780063014176
Published: Greenwillow Books - March 14th, 2023

Mama in Congress: Rashida Tlaib's Journey to Washington By Rashida Tlaib, Olivia Aserr (Illustrator), Miranda Paul, Adam Tlaib Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780358683438
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Published: Clarion Books - September 20th, 2022