By Edward Nawotka
The winners of the 2010 Arab American Book Award presented by the Arab American National Museum are:
Fiction: Master of the Eclipse by Etel Adnan (Interlink)
Non-Fiction: Angeleno Days: An Arab American Writer on Family, Place, and Politics by Gregory Orfalea (University of Arizona Press)
Poetry: Diary of a Wave Outside the Sea: Poetry and Stories from Iraq by Dunya Mikhail (New Directions)
Honorable Mentions (Non-Fiction) ; Amreeka: Arab Voices, American Stories by Alia Malek (Free Press) and Homeland Insecurity: The Arab American and Muslim American Experience After 9/11 by Louise A. Cainkar (Russell Sage Foundation)
The four-year old book prize intends to draw attention to writers covering the Arab-American experience. This year’s award ceremony ceremony will be held on Monday, October 4 at the Carnegie Institution, 1530 P Street NW in Washington, D.C.
For more information about the winning titles see: http://www.arabamericanmuseum.org/2010.book.award.winners