Tuesday, October 10, 2006

My Book Won An Award

2006 DIY BOOK FESTIVAL WINNERS
SHAWN TAYLOR'S AUDACIOUS "BIG BLACK PENIS" WINS GRAND PRIZE

LOS ANGELES (October 10, 2006) _ Shawn Taylor’s “Big Black Penis: Misadventures in Race and Masculinity” was named DIY Book of the Year, and Annick Press of Canada was DIY Publisher of the Year for the 2006 DIY Book Festival, whose results were announced today.

Both author and publisher will be honored along with other winners in a ceremony to be held n Los Angeles on Sat. Oct. 21 to cap the fifth annual DIY Book Festival, which honors independent and self-published book on the cutting-edge of literature.

Taylor’s “Big Black Penis” is an audacious and unapologetic account of his life, philosophies and interpretations of the world at large. Its strong and vibrant voice won over the DIY judges, who awarded him the festival’s $1500 first prize.

3 Comments:

Anonymous Klugarsh said...

Congratulation, man. That's fantastic.

4:12 PM  
Blogger Riko said...

How can I obtain a copy of your book? RikoBoone78@gmail.com

9:29 AM  
Anonymous Yuval Taylor said...

Shawn -

I'd like to see your book--we publish a lot of black writing.

Yuval Taylor
Senior Editor
Lawrence Hill Books
Chicago IL 60610
ph 312/337-0747
fax 312/337-5110
ytaylor@chicagoreviewpress.com
www.chicagoreviewpress.com

11:39 AM  

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