Mary Morris the author of The Jazz Palace, the 2016 Anisfield-Wolf… view details
Mary Morris the author of The Jazz Palace, the 2016 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award winner for Fiction. A Chicago native, Mary spent almost 20 years drafting and revising the novel set in her hometown to accurately capture the dynamic atmosphere and dazzling music of the Jazz Age. The Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards annually recognize the outstanding works that challenge our minds and make important contributions towards the understanding of racism and appreciation of cultural diversity. Local musicians Jackie Warren, jazz pianist, and Kenny Davis, jazz trumpeter, will be performing at this event courtesy of the Cleveland Foundation. Books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Mac's Backs - Books on Coventry.