First prize winner for the 2018 NJLA was VJ Campilan for her story, "The Visitation.
It's her third straight NJLA win, this time earning her a cash prize of P30,000.
Since accurate staffing data were unavailable, an initial step, sponsored by NJLA
and the New Jersey School Librarians Association (NJASL), involved administering a survey to present a snapshot of school library programs.
The panel of judges for the 2018 NJLA was composed of Gawad Balagtas awardee Susan Severino Lara, who chaired the panel; award-winning writer and Esquire Editor-at-Large Angelo 'Sarge' Lacuesta and; University of the Philippines Professor Emeritus and internationally-awarded poet Gemino Abad.
The fiction entries to the 2018 NJLA were sent by courier weeks before the final deliberations to the judges as a double-blind manuscript-all the stories were printed in uniform typeface on 8'X11' bond paper, without the authors' bylines.
will accept entries of original poetry and short fiction works in English (written originally in English, or translated into English, with credit given to the translator if the translator is not the author) from member-states of the ASEAN, Australia and New Zealand making up the countries in the NJLA
A separate contest from the annual NJLA
for authors in the Philippines, the NJLA
Asia Pacific is the fulfillment of the announcement made by the Philippines Graphic and BusinessMirror Publisher T.
will accept previously unpublished entries of original poetry and short fiction works in English (written originally in English, or translated into English, with credit given to the translator if the translator is not the author) from residents of member-states of the ASEAN, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand making up the countries in the NJLA
I contacted Grayson Barber, a pro-bono attorney for the New Jersey Library Association (NJLA
), to make sure I was legally correct in all I had done and in turning over the information to the police.
As a new member of the New Jersey Library Association (NJLA
), I'd been looking forward to its annual conference in Long Branch all year.
At the New Jersey Library Association's Annual Conference in April, current NJLA
president April Judge welcomed president-elect Joan Bernstein at a Leadership Luncheon that honored the incoming president.
Reid has been recognized for meritorious service by the Paramus PL, NJLA
, ALA, and ALTA.