Cleveland Book Week Begins!

Cleveland Book Week

Join us for Cleveland Book Week starting tomorrow, from Sept. 21-29, to celebrate present and past Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards winners and enjoy literary and literacy-themed events for the community.

Most events are free, but require registration. Learn even more about Cleveland Book Week right here. You can also meet this year’s Anisfield-Wolf Book Award winners here

Book Week Events:

9/21 – 8:30 a.m.
Margo Hudson: Creative Mornings – A conversation about adult literacy
East Cleveland Public Library – FREE

9/22 – 2 p.m. 
Paul Beatty: Writers & Readers 
Cleveland Public Library, Main Library – Louis Stokes Wing Auditorium- FREE

9/25 – 5:30 p.m.
2018 AW Poetry Winner Shane McCrae
Karamu House- FREE

9/26 – 5 p.m.
2005 AW Poetry Winner A. Van Jordan
Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities, Case Western Reserve University- FREE 

9/26 – 5:30 p.m.
Steven Pinker & Henry Louis Gates Jr. on Enlightenment Now
Cleveland Museum of Art- FREE 

9/26 – 7:30 p.m. 
Writers Center Stage – Judy Blume – SOLD OUT 

9/27 – 6 p.m
Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards Ceremony- SOLD OUT. Watch ceremony live here!

9/28 – Noon
2018 AW Lifetime Achievement Winner N. Scott Momaday
The City Club of Cleveland Forum- PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

9/28 – 6 p.m. 
2018 AW Nonfiction Winner Kevin Young: Bunk and a Beer
Worthington Yards & Brews + Prose– FREE

9/29 – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Great Lakes Black Authors Expo & Writers Conference
East Cleveland Public Library- FREE

9/29 – 2 p.m.
Derrick Barnes & Gordon James on CROWN: An Ode to the Fresh Cut
Cleveland Public Library, Main Library- FREE