Kevin M. Weeks

Awards and Recognition

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, 

life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly. 

~Lanston Hughes 

Law of Attraction
  

Year

Category

Work

Status

 

Mom's Choice Awards
 

2011


Young Adult 
Historical Fiction

Entangled In Freedom

Recipient
 

Moonbeam Children's Awards

2011

Young Adult Fiction - Historical/Cultural

Entangled In Freedom


Winner

The Pulitzer Prizes
 

2011

In Letters / 
Distinguished Fiction

Entangled In Freedom


Nominated 

Bonnie Blue Society
  

2010

Scholarly Research

Entangled In Freedom

Inducted
 

African American Pavilion at BookExpo America

 

2009

Urban Book Series Award

The Street Life Series

Recipient 

 

YOUnity Guild of Americas Awards

 

2006

Best New Breakout Urban Author

Is It Suicide or Murder?

Recipient

 

National Best Book Awards

 

2009

African American Fiction

Is It Passion or Revenge?

Finalist

2008

African American Fiction

Is It Suicide or Murder?

Nominated

 

New York Book Festival

 

2011

Young Adult Fiction

Entangled In Freedom

Honorable Mention

2010

Wild Card

Is It Rags or Riches?

Honorable Mention

2008

Wild Card

Is It Passion or Revenge?

Honorable Mention

2007

Wild Card

Is It Suicide or Murder?

Winner

 

London Book Festival

 

2008

Genre Based

Is It Passion or Revenge?

Winner

2007

Genre Based

Is It Suicide or Murder?

Nominated

 

Beach Book Festival

 

2008

Fiction

Is It Passion or Revenge?

Honorable Mention

 

Hollywood Book Festival

 

2010

Wild Card

Is It Rags or Riches?

Honorable Mention

2008

Wild Card

Is It Passion or Revenge?

Nominated

2007

Wild Card

Is It Suicide or Murder?

Honorable Mention

 

Indie Book Awards

 

2011

African American Fiction

Entangled In Freedom

Finalist

 

Do It Yourself (DIY) Festival
 

2007
 

Fiction
 

Is It Suicide or Murder?
 

Honorable Mention
 

Conversations Book Club

 

2008

Top 50 Titles of 2008

Is It Passion or Revenge?

Recipient

2007

Best Kept Literary Secrets of 2007

Is It Suicide or Murder?

Recipient

 

MosaicBooks.com

 

2008

Bestseller List

Is It Passion or Revenge?

Recipient

2007

Bestseller List

Is It Passion or Revenge?

Recipient

 

Benjamin Franklin Awards (ibpa-online.org)

 

2011

Young Adult Fiction

Entangled In Freedom

Nominated

2010

Fiction

Is It Rags or Riches?

Nominated

2009

Fiction

Is It Passion or Revenge?

Nominated

2007

Fiction

Is It Suicide or Murder?

Nominated

 

IPPY Awards (independentpublisher.com)

 

2011

Young Adult Fiction

Entangled In Freedom

Nominated

2010

Fiction

Is It Rags or Riches?

Nominated

2009

Fiction

Is It Passion or Revenge?

Nominated

2007

Fiction

Is It Suicide or Murder?

Nominated

 

Writers Digest International Self-Published Book Awards

 

2009

Genre

Is It Passion or Revenge?

Nominated

2007

Genre

Is It Suicide or Murder?

Nominated

 

International Stevie® Award

 

2007

Website

The Street Life Series

Finalist

 



Community Recognition

Hardest Working Author Award Nomination

In 2007, Kevin M. Weeks was nominated for the 
Tom Joyner Hardest Working Award
which honors extraordinary people who go beyond expectations. 
~Tom Joyner is one of
the most influential,
inspirational, and dynamic 
media personalities in the country today.

  

  
 


 

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