The 87th Annual Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards
Presented by the Cleveland Foundation
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The Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards is the only juried American book prize focusing on works that address racism and diversity. Join us to celebrate the 2022 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards winners:
- Percival Everett, “The Trees,” Fiction
- Donika Kelly, “The Renunciations,” Poetry
- George Makari, “Of Fear and Strangers: A History of Xenophobia,” Nonfiction
- Tiya Miles, “All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley’s Sack, a Black Family Keepsake,” Nonfiction
- Ishmael Reed, Lifetime Achievement
The awards ceremony begins at 6 p.m. followed by a reception, book sale, and author signing at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are free but required; limit two tickets per guest. Free parking will be available.
Please note that face masks are required at all Cleveland Book Week events.
Live stream will also be available available on the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards website; no registration is required for live stream viewers.