Thirty-Ninth Annual American Book Awards
October 28, 2018

Dr. Jones was awarded the Walter & Lillian Lowenfels Criticism Award for South of Pico at the Thirty-Ninth Annual American Book Awards. The ceremony took place Sunday, October 28 at the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco, CA. Also pictured are American Book Awards Founder Ishmael Reed; writer, artist and Assistant Professor at the University of California, Davis (also Dr. Jones’s former student) Maceo Montoya; artist Lezlie Salkowitz-Montoya; and artist Malaquías Montoya.