Best Book Award

Member Roster:
Miao Jin (Chair)
Hong Cheng
Yi Liang
Warren Wright
Lan Shen
Hongyan Sun

Is this an interim or annual report?: Annual report

List significant activities the committee has done since last report:
Discussion on:

1)nature of the award
2)how many award categories should we have 3)what kind of authors are qualified for this award 4)revised the charges of the best book award committee

List committee recommendations, if any, to the Board:
1)The CALA Annual Best Book Award is to heighten awareness of the best books of Chinese topics or literature written by authors of Chinese descent. The Award is to honor an English or Chinese language book originally published in North America.  
2)Two award categories: adult fiction and children's fiction.
3)any authors with Chinese descent.