We are thrilled to announce that Intellectual Ink Magazine has been honored with the prestigious title of “Literary Magazine of the Year” at the 2023 African American Literary Award Show! This recognition is a testament to the hard work, dedication, and creativity of our entire team, from our talented contributors to our devoted readers. We couldn’t have achieved this without your support and enthusiasm.
As we celebrate this incredible milestone, we want to extend our heartfelt gratitude to all of you who voted for us and helped make this achievement possible. Your votes have not only validated our commitment to showcasing diverse voices and thought-provoking literature but have also energized us to continue pushing the boundaries of literary excellence.
We also want to express our deep appreciation to all the brilliant contributors who have graced our pages with their words, ideas, and stories. Your creativity and unique perspectives are what make Intellectual Ink Magazine shine, and we are endlessly grateful for your contributions.
Looking ahead, we are excited to share that next year’s African American Literary Award Show will be in person, and we are determined to make sure that we are all in the house! This means an opportunity to connect, share stories, and celebrate our vibrant literary community face to face. It’s a moment we eagerly anticipate, and we can’t wait to see you there.
At Intellectual Ink Magazine, our mission has always been to amplify the voices of African American writers, artists, and thinkers. This award is not just a recognition of our past achievements but a promise to keep raising the bar, discovering new talent, and nurturing the literary landscape for years to come.
Once again, thank you to everyone who has been a part of our journey. We are excited to continue this literary adventure with you and look forward to sharing more thought-provoking, inspiring, and captivating content in the future.
Stay tuned for more exciting developments, and let’s make the next year even more remarkable than the last!
With boundless gratitude and literary passion,
Julia Press Simmons- Editor in Chief, Charlotte Young Foye – Creative Director, Faye Wilkes – President of Advertising and Marketing, Braheim Gibbs – Contributing Writer… Haikeem Stokes – Arts and Entertainment Columnist, Karen E. Quinones Miller- Cultural Columnist, Erick S Gray – Opinion Columnist, Diane P Rembert – Official Book Review, Author Untamed – Event Columnist, Shonda Mayes – Inspiration Columnist, Phoenix Kabali – Art/Culture Columnist Photojournalist, JB Favour – Creative Columnist/ Ghostwriter, Shonell Bacon Senior Editor
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