(From the website)
The Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards recognizes outstanding works that contribute to our understanding of racism and our appreciation of the rich diversity of human cultures. Awards are given for both fiction and nonfiction. Submissions will be accepted beginning September 1. The submission deadline is December 31. The winners are announced in the spring.
To submit a book for consideration, send five copies with a completed copy of the Entry Form to:
Karen R. Long
c/o Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards
The Cleveland Foundation
1422 Euclid Avenue, Suite 1300
Cleveland, OH 44115
Upon receipt, the books will be forwarded to the jury. All submitted materials become the property of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards and will not be returned.
- Books must be written in English and published in the previous year (i.e. books published in 2014 are eligible for the 2015 prize).
- Awards are given for both fiction and nonfiction.
- Works of poetry are eligible for the fiction prize.
- All submitted materials become the property of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards and will not be returned.
- The deadline for submission is December 31. Entries arriving after the deadline must be postmarked by December 31 to be eligible.
- Publicity materials should not be included with the entry.
- Confirmation of delivery receipt is not provided.
The following are NOT eligible for consideration:
- Works in progress
- Electronically published or e-books
- Self-published works
Watch the video above of the 2014 Anisfield-Wolf Ceremony.
Happy Writing & Good Luck!