2022 Arab American Book Awards: A Ceremony of Live Readings

6 p.m. ET Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022
Arab American Book Awards Ceremony


Register for in-person attendance OR Register for virtual attendance

Join the 2022 Arab American Book Award winners and honorable mentions, featuring awardees Eman Quotah, Mansoor Adayfi, Zainab Saleh, Threa Almontaser, Safia Elhillo, Michael W. Suleiman, Suad Joseph, Louise Cainkar and Eli Tareq Bechelany-Lynch 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)


For questions, e-mail Kathryn Grabowski-Khairullah, Curator of Public Programming, at [email protected].



Made possible in part by

Drs. Barbara and Adnan Aswad Endowment Fund
George Ellenbogen Endowment Fund
Evelyn Shakir Endowment Fund



  • November 12, 2022 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • 6:00 pm