Library branches will be closed on Monday, January 20 for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The African American Museum & Library at Oakland (AAMLO) will remain open regular business hours (10 AM - 5:30 PM) on January 20 for its annual film festival.
2019 PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Award Ceremony: Vernon & James!
PEN Oakland announces the Winners of the 30th Annual PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Awards.
Join us as we celebrate Vernon Keeve III, James Cagney, and all of the winners of the PEN Oakland 30th Annual Josephine Miles Awards for Excellence!
PEN Oakland Josephine Miles awards, named for the late poet and Professor at The University of California at Berkeley, were created to provide recognition for outstanding literary achievement from the entire spectrum of America’s diverse literary community.
In addition there is an Adelle Foley Award, a Reginald Lockett Lifetime Achievement Award and a Gary Webb Anti -Censorship award.