Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards are United States literary awards dedicated to honoring written works that make important contributions to our understanding of racism and our appreciation of the rich diversity of human culture. Established in 1935 by Cleveland poet and philanthropist Edith Anisfield Wolf and originally administered by the Saturday Review, the awards have been administered by the Cleveland Foundation since 1963. Three or four awards, and sometimes a lifetime achievement award, are given out each year. Notable past winners include Zora Neale Hurston (1943), Langston Hughes (1954), Martin Luther King, Jr. (1959), Maxine Hong Kingston (1978), Wole Soyinka (1983), Nadine Gordimer (1988), Toni Morrison (1988), Ralph Ellison (1992), Edward Said (2000), and Derek Walcott (2004).show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134907472
  • 9786134907477