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Life and Literature of "America's Most Fearless Satirist," Ishmael Reed

Presented by The City Club of Cleveland at The City Club of Cleveland, Cleveland OH

Sep 16 2022
Life and Literature of "America's Most Fearless Satirist," Ishmael Reed

Ishmael Reed speaks at the City Club this year as the multilingual poet, publisher, novelist, playwright, cartoonist, and lyricist, becomes a lifetime achievement award recipient from the Anisfield Wolf Book Awards.

The New Yorker called Ishmael Reed “a founding father of American multiculturalism,” and “America’s most fearless satirist.” A colleague at The University of California, where he taught for 35 years, said he “is probably our most prolific faculty member.” This year, the multilingual poet, publisher, novelist, playwright, cartoonist, and lyricist, becomes a lifetime achievement award recipient from the Anisfield Wolf Book Awards.

Born in Chattanooga in 1938, Reed spent most of his

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ADMISSION INFO

Ticket/Admission info: $25 City Club members / $38 nonmembers

Contact: 216-621-0082

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The City Club of Cleveland

850 Euclid Avenue, 2nd floor, Cleveland, OH 44114

PARKING INFO

If you’re driving, parking is available immediately west of the City Club building in the Euclid Prospect Gateway Garage. The cost is $10.00 before 4:00 pm and $4.00 after 4:00 pm. Special event pricing does apply. If you are at the city club between 11:00 am and 2:30 pm, bring your ticket with you into the City Club and we will validate your ticket to reduce the cost to $3.00.

Discounted valet parking is available at the Metropolitan at the 9 hotel. Bring your ticket in with you to the City Club to receive a discount validation.

Additional, non-discounted downtown parking can be found in the Atrium Garage (645 W. Prospect), Ameritrust Garage (900 W. Prospect), and Gateway Prospect Parking (944/1002 W. Prospect). More parking information can also be found here.

Or, skip the drive and hop on a UH Bike—there’s a station right across the street from the City Club. Use discount code G3TR1D1NG for 30 minutes of free ride time on us.

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