APALA Literature Awards Banquet @ ALA Annual 2016

  • 25 Jun 2016
  • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Chutneys Indian Restaurant, 7637 Turkey Lake Rd Orlando FL 32819
  • 55


(depends on selected options)

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  • Regular registration starts after June 10, 2016.
  • Regular registration starts after June 10, 2016.

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APALA Literature Awards Banquet
Saturday, June 25, 2016, 6:30 – 9:30 pm

The celebratory evening includes a dinner buffet, literature awards presentation and will feature several of our award winning authors. Following the formal presentation and dinner buffet, authors will be available for book signing. 

The event will be held at the Chutneys Indian Restaurant (http://www.chutneysorlando.com) and tickets can be purchased online from the APALA website (http://www.apalaweb.org).
This year's list of winner are:
Adult Fiction . Winner: Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen (Grove Press) . Honor: Don't Let Him Know by Sandip Roy (Bloomsbury USA)
Adult Non-Fiction . Winner: The Making of Asian America: a History by Erika Lee (Simon and Schuster) .Honor: From Canton Restaurant to Panda Express: A History of Chinese Food in the United States . Honor: The Good Immigrant: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority by Madeline Y. Hsu (Princeton University Press)
Young Adult . Winner: P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers) . Honor: Ink and Ashes by Valynne E. Maetani (Tu Books, imprint of Lee & Low Books)
Children's . Winner: Full Cicada Moon by Marilyn Hilton (Dial Books/Penguin Random House) . Honor: Blackbird Fly by Erin Entrada Kelly (Green Willow Books/Harper Collins)
Picture Book . Winner: Juna's Jar by Jane Bahk, illustrated by Felicia Hoshino (Lee & Low Books) . Honor: Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music by Margarita Engle, illustrated by Rafael Lopez (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers)
Chutneys Indian Restaurant specializes in south & north Indian food delicious vegetarian & non vegetarian dishes. All you can eat buffet includes: Tandoori Chicken Medhu Vada Chili Chicken Dal Tadka Palak Paneer Mixed Vegetable Koorma Chicken Tikka Masala Goan Fish Curry Goat Biryani Ras Malai Gulab Jamoon Roti/Naan Bread Vegetable Salad Mango Ice Crean Coke/Diet Coke/Sprite

Advance Registration for Members is $35, and non-members is $40. After June 10, 2016, $40 for members and $45 non-members, $50 on site. Complimentary soft drinks and cash bar with Bud Light for $1. 

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APALA 2016

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