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NEA Heritage Fellows & The Big Read

On June 4, we announced the 2013 NEA Heritage Fellows. Holy moly, with nine states represented, could there be a more diverse range of artisans in terms of talent and geography? After you peruse their astounding biographies and compelling work samples, be sure to check out the Heritage Fellows on a few of our Big Read audio guides. They are:

If you don't have time to tune into the full half-hour audio programs, here's an excerpt of Carrillo and author Rudolfo Anaya talking about the landscape in Bless Me, Ultima. This moment also includes an excellent reading by actor Cheech Marin. [1:03]

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