Submissions open for the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards to Honor Works Addressing Issues of Racism and Diversity

Deadline: January 31, 2007

The Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, which recognize outstanding works that contribute to our understanding of racism or appreciation of the rich diversity of human cultures, is accepting entries. Now in its 72nd year, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards continues to be the only American book award designed specifically to recognize works addressing issues of racism and diversity. The awards are administered by the Cleveland Foundation.

Awards are given for both fiction and nonfiction. Award recipients traditionally receive a monetary gift of $10,000 from the Anisfield-Wolf Fund.

To be eligible, books must be written in English and published in 2006. Plays and screenplays are not eligible, nor are works in progress. Manuscripts and self-published works are not eligible.

Submission information and form, as well as a complete list of winners, can be found at the awards program Web site.