Presented by the Cleveland Foundation, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards remain the only American book prize focusing on works that address racism and diversity.
We look forward to a galvanizing night with our 2022 winners:
Percival Everett,“The Trees,” Fiction
Donika Kelly, “The Renunciations,” Poetry
Tiya Miles, “All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley’s Sack, a Black Family Keepsake,” Nonfiction
George Makari, “Of Fear and Strangers: A History of Xenophobia,” Nonfiction
Ishmael Reed, Lifetime Achievement
The 2022 awards ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, September 15, in the Connor Theatre of Playhouse Square in downtown Cleveland, hosted by jury chair Henry Louis Gates Jr. Tickets will be available in late August.