2020 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards Special Now Available To Stream. Click Here To Watch.

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Each episode delves into holes in our knowledge about an esteemed AWBA winner.

An asterisk is a reference mark, indicating an omission. 

The Asterisk* is hosted by Karen R. Long, the manager of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards and former book editor of The Cleveland Plain Dealer. Long continues as a literary critic, writing for Newsday, Kirkus and The Los Angeles Times. In 2016, she finished a seven-year stretch as a vice president for the National Book Critics Circle.

The Asterisk Anisfield-Wolf podcast