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Enter the Anisfield-Wolf Reflection Exhibition

The Cleveland Humanities Collaborative (CHC) is seeking entries for the first annual Anisfield-Wolf Reflection Exhibition. Essays, poetry, short stories, art, photography, music, and media all will be accepted. The exhibition is open to students, staff, and faculty from colleges and universities in the Cleveland area. The deadline to submit entries is 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28.

This initiative follows two CHC-sponsored summer seminars in which higher education community members across northeastern Ohio gathered to discuss each year’s award winners. The CHC is generously funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and is grateful to the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, Cuyahoga Community College, LAND Studio and the INTER|URBAN, and Case Western Reserve University for their support of this year’s reflection exhibition.

The Anisfield-Wolf Reflection Exhibition draws on the mission, history, and authors of the Anisfield-Wolf book awards to inspire creative dialogue about our history and complex social issues.

Participants are invited to submit their reflections, consisting of either written or non-written work, for consideration to be included in the exhibition to be held in early April 2020. Prizes may also be awarded in several categories, and everyone who submits work will receive a certificate of participation.

See the guidelines, prompts, and instructions for reflection submissions.

Send submissions to Allison Morgan, CHC program manager (, by 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28. The submissions selected for exhibition will be decided by Wednesday, March 18, and participants will be notified via email.

Volunteer opportunities

Those interested in participating but do not have time to submit work for the exhibition are encouraged to volunteer to help judge submissions. Faculty, staff, and student judges are all needed. Send a note indicating your interest in judging to by Feb. 15.