The Literature Committee has opened a call for stories for the pamphlet “A.A. for the Black and African-American Alcoholic”.

The committee is seeking stories of recovery from all African-American, Canadian and Caribbean A.A. members from the English-, French- and Spanish-speaking Black communities in the A.A. structure in the United States and Canada.

How to submit your story – Deadline October 31, 2022

The suggested format for typed manuscripts is 500-800 words, double spaced, in 12-point font. Handwritten manuscripts should be approximately 5 to 6 pages. Submit via email to: pamphletstories@aa.org  with subject line: “A.A. for the Black and African-American Alcoholic”

Stories of recovery may include:
• Experience, strength and hope • Steps, Traditions, Concepts • Sponsorship • A.A. service • Safety and racism • Ethnic, cultural, gender and LGBTQ diversity • Military • Black mental health and diverse abilities • Diversity of social status • BIPOC A.A. Meetings • Atheist/agnostics