With over 30 chapters in 13 states, Go On Girl! Book Club is the largest national reading organization in the U.S. for black women. Founded in 1991, members meet face to face in their respective cities to discuss the club's monthly reading selection. Feedback on each book is shared with the authors and publishers. Each year GOG hosts an Author Awards event to honor established writers and provide writing awards and scholarships to new talent. Through the years literary luminaries such as Bebe Moore Campbell, Sam Greenlee, Pearl Cleage, Brandon Massey, Terry McMillan and J. California Cooper have come in person to accept their Go On Girl! Book Club Awards.  Learn more »

Book of the Month

The Granta Book of the African Short Story

The Granta Book of the African Short Story by Helon Habila

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Winning Authors: 2014

Dorothy Koomson

Dorothy Koomson
The Rose Petal Beach

Edward Kelsey Moore

Edward Kelsey Moore
The Supremes At Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat

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Annual Awards Weekend

June 2–June 5, 2016 - New Orleans, LA

GOG 25th Anniversary and 24th Annual Awards Weekend, New Orleans 2016
Past Awards Weekends

GOG Trivia

What book got the GOG Founders so excited in their office that it lead to the very first GOG meeting?No Easy Place to Be

Steven Corbin's No Easy Place to Be

Go On Girl! Celebrating the Legacy of Black Literature®

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