2021 ALAN Award Winner

The Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of the National Council of Teachers of English (ALAN) is pleased to announce Ellen Oh as the 2021 recipient of the ALAN Award.

The ALAN Award is given to someone who has made “outstanding contributions to the field of adolescent literature.” For more information about the ALAN Award, click here

Join us at the ALAN 2021 Virtual Breakfast on November 20th from 9:30-10:45 AM EST to honor Ellen Oh! The event is free to all ALAN and NCTE attendees!


2021 Konigsberg Award Winner

The Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of the National Council of Teachers of English (ALAN) is pleased to announce that Paula Chase-Hyman is the 2021 winner of the Bill Konigsberg Award for Acts and Activism for Equity and Inclusion through Young Adult Literature.

The Konigsberg award was established in 2018 to recognize an individual who has acted in selfless advocacy of marginalized youth through the creation, teaching, funding or other form of promotion of young adult literature. For more about the Konigsberg Award, click here