Please join Jury Chair Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. of Harvard University and Cleveland Foundation President and CEO Ronald B. Richard as they celebrate the winners of the 2013 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards. This year’s winners are:
Laird Hunt, Kind One, Fiction
Kevin Powers, The Yellow Birds, Fiction
Eugene Gloria, My Favorite Warlord, Poetry
Andrew Solomon, Far From the Tree, Nonfiction
Wole Soyinka, Lifetime Achievement
Tickets for this event are Free, and there is a limit of 2 tickets per person.
• There will be a 6:00 p.m. Ceremony in the Ohio Theatre followed by a 7:30 p.m. Dessert Reception, Book Signing, and Book Sale in the State Theatre Lobby.
Children under two years old are generally not permitted in the theaters. At designated performances Children of all ages are permitted. However, everyone regardless of age must have a ticket. All children must be seated with an adult. Any person disrupting a performance or inhibiting the enjoyment of an event for guests may be removed from the theater without refund. (rhbouchard)