Recent Grants

Literature: FY 2010 Grants Panelists

Translation Projects in Prose and Poetry Panel
May 14-15, 2009

Cristina de la Torre
Translator, professor
Atlanta, GA

Barbara Harshav
Translator
New Haven, CT

Ilya Kaminsky
Poet, translator, professor
San Diego, CA

Joyce Miller
(Layperson)
Editor
New Orleans, LA

Daniel Slager
Publisher, translator
Minneapolis, MN

Michelle Yeh
Professor, translator
Davis, CA

Translation Projects in Prose and Poetry Panel B
May 14-15, 2009

Cristina de la Torre 
Translator/Professor
Senior Lecturer, Department of Spanish & Portuguese
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia

Barbara Harshav 
Translator/Professor
Department of Comparative Literature
Yale University
North Haven, CT

Ilya Kaminsky 
Poet/Translator/Professor
Professor, Department of English & Comparative Literature
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA

Joyce Miller (Layperson)
Editor
Associate Editor, KnowLA
Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities
New Orleans, LA

Michelle Yeh 
Translator/Professor
Professor, Department of East Asian Languages
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel A
August 5-6, 2009

Shannon Cain
Short story writer
Fiction editor
Kore Press
Tucson, AZ

Valerie Martínez
Poet
Associate Professor of Creative Writing and Literature
College of Santa Fe
Albuquerque, NM

Nancy S. Miller
Executive Consulting Editor, Walker & Company
Bloomsbury USA
Larchmont, NY

Dinty W. Moore
Memoirist, essayist, short story writer
Editor, Brevity 
Professor of Creative Writing
Ohio University
Athens, OH

Adrienne Su
Poet-in-Residence
Dickinson College
Carlisle, PA

Mary Wilder (Layperson)
Retired English Professor
Macon, GA

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel B1
August 7, 2009

Francisco Aragón
Poet, editor
Director, Letras Latinas
Institute of Latino Studies
University of Notre Dame
Arlington, VA

Shannon Cain
Short story writer
Fiction editor
Kore Press
Tucson, AZ

Marc Fitten
Novelist
Editor, Chattachoochee Review 
Marietta, GA

Nancy S. Miller
Executive Consulting Editor,
Walker & Company
Bloomsbury USA
Larchmont, NY

Kathleen Smith (Layperson)
Associate Director, Special Collections
Associate University Archivist
Heard Library
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel B2
August 7, 2009

Shannon Cain
Short story writer
Fiction editor
Kore Press
Tucson, AZ

Marc Fitten
Novelist
Editor, Chattachoochee Review 
Marietta, GA

Nancy S. Miller
Executive Consulting Editor,
Walker & Company
Bloomsbury USA
Larchmont, NY

Kathleen Smith (Layperson)
Associate Director, Special Collections
Associate University Archivist
Heard Library
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN

Creative Writing Fellowships in Prose, Panel A
September 9-11, 2009

Marie Arana 
Novelist, memoirist
Writer at Large
Washington Post
Washington, DC

Michael Chabon  
Novelist
Berkeley, CA

Nicholas Delbanco
Novelist, literary scholar
Robert Frost Collegiate Professor of English Language and Literature
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Marisa de los Santos 
Novelist, poet
Wilmington, DE

Francisco Goldman 
Novelist
Allan K. Smith Professor of English Language and Literature
Trinity College
Brooklyn, NY

Cheryl Hafer-Lott (Layperson) 
Philanthropist, community volunteer
Haiku, HI

Lisa Howorth (Layperson)
Bookstore co-owner
Square Books
Oxford, MS

William Henry "Hank" Lewis 
Short story writer
Assistant Professor, English Department
University of Maryland
Washington, DC

Kelly Link 
Short story writer
Publisher
Small Beer Press
Northampton, MA

Bobbie Ann Mason  
Fiction Writer
Writer-in-Residence
University of Kentucky
Lawrenceburg, KY

Antonya Nelson  
Novelist
Professor, Warren Wilson College
Professor, University of Houston
Las Cruces, NM

Brad Watson 
Novelist, short story writer
Assistant Professor, Fiction
University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY

Creative Writing Fellowships in Prose, Panel B
September 11, 2009

Marie Arana 
Novelist, memoirist
Writer at Large
Washington Post
Washington, DC

Cheryl Hafer-Lott (Layperson) 
Philanthropist, community volunteer
Haiku, HI

William Henry “Hank” Lewis 
Short story writer
Assistant Professor, English Department
University of Maryland
Washington, DC

Kelly Link 
Short story writer
Publisher
Small Beer Press
Northampton, MA

Bobbie Ann Mason  
Fiction Writer
Writer-in-Residence
University of Kentucky
Lawrenceburg, KY

Brad Watson
Novelist, short story writer
Assistant Professor, Fiction
University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel #2A
December 9-10, 2009

Mary Davis Fournier 
Deputy Director, Public Programs Office
American Library Association
Oak Park, IL

David Kener     
Actor, Screenwriter
Executive Director
American Place Theatre
New York, NY

Paul Reyes
Journalist, editor, memoirist
Contributing Editor
Virginia Quarterly Review
Little Rock, AR

Corby Skinner    
Director, The Writer’s Voice
Billings YMCA
Billings, MT

Russ Stoddard (Layperson)    
Advertising Executive, arts patron
Boise, ID

Kao Kalia Yang     
Memoirist, teacher
Andover, MN

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel #2B
December 11, 2009

Janet Heller      
Program Manager, WritersCorps
San Francisco Arts Commission
Oakland, CA

Ravi Howard       
Novelist, commentator
Mobile, AL

Paul Reyes
Journalist, editor, memoirist
Contributing Editor
Virginia Quarterly Review
Little Rock, AR

Jane Shore
Poet
Professor of Poetry and Creative Writing
George Washington University 
Washington, DC

Corby Skinner    
Director, The Writer’s Voice
Billings YMCA
Billings, MT

Russ Stoddard (Layperson)      
Advertising Executive, arts patron
Boise, ID