Faculty Member and Alumnus Receive 2020 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Nonfiction and Poetry
March 30th, 2020
harles King, professor and chair of the Department of Government, was awarded the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Nonfiction for his latest book Gods of the Upper Air. This award, dedicated to honoring publications that have made contributions to the understanding of racism and diversity of human culture, was also given to one of the subjects of King’s book, Zora Neale Hurston, in 1943. Georgetown alumnus Ilya Kaminsky (C’01), also received this honor in the category of poetry for his book Deaf Republic.