Awards

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Conferences

The 2015 AJL annual conference will be held in Silver Spring, Maryland, June 21-24.

Proceedings and podcasts of the 2014 conference will be online shortly.

 

AJL offers three annual literary prizes. Winning authors and illustrators receive accolades and honoraria at the Association’s annual conference. AJL’s awards draw attention to the best in Jewish literature and scholarship each year, encouraging publication and purchase of high-quality Jewish writing.

The Sydney Taylor Book Award for children’s and teen literature

The Sydney Taylor Manuscript Award for unpublished manuscripts targeting ages 8-13

The Judaica Reference & Bibliography Awards for academic scholarship