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2020 AAW Cancellation

The 2020 AAW in Sacramento, California has been cancelled.  

Given the current status of the COVID-19 pandemic and the unknown factors regarding the spread, transmission, and peak of the virusGo On Girl! Book Club has decided for the first time in our history to cancel our premier Author Awards event which was to be held in Sacramento, CAJune 11-14th.  In the meantime, GOG encourages everyone to take care of yourself and your loved ones.  Please follow the Stay at Home orders implemented in your individual cities and states.  We are ALL safer at home!

Aspiring Literary Scholar Award

The winner of this award receives $1,000, an invitation to accept the award at our annual awards ceremony, promotion on our website, and a feature of their work in our Magajournal and quarterly newsletter.

General Guidelines 

  • Candidate must be a full-time freshman, sophomore or junior student attending a historically Black college or university (HBCU);
  • Candidate must possess a cumulative grade-point average of 2.5 or better; and
  • Candidate must submit an essay not to exceed 800 words on the topic "The Power of The Written Word."
  • Submission deadline is March 31.

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