Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 21, 2008
Usiku.net - ELOQUENCE: RHYTHM & RENAISSANCE has been nominated for a 39th NAACP Image Award in the category of Outstanding Literary Work - Poetry. ELOQUENCE is the first title published by Usiku and Usiku.net. "ELOQUENCE is a rejuvenated journey of art, inspiration and life. Within its pages are possibilities and an immeasurable Spirit."
Other NAACP poetry nominees include:
- "Acolytes: Poems" - Nikki Giovanni (Harper Collins/William Morrow)
- "Duende" - Tracy K. Smith (Gray Wolf Press)
- "Quiver of Arrows" - Carl Phillips (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
- "Selected Poems" - Derek Walcott (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
The NAACP Image Awards honors projects and individuals that promote diversity in 44 categories, including the arts in television, recording, literature, and motion pictures.
A special committee of 300 industry professionals and NAACP leaders selected the nominees. The 39th NAACP Image Awards will air live on Fox on Thursday, February 14th, 8:00 PM ET.
Usiku.net is an online provider of hardcover and electronic books. Read excerpts at http://www.usiku.net.
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