Recent Grants

Literature: FY 2014 Grants Panelists

Art Works I, Panel A
July 31, 2013

Porter Anderson   
Publishing Consultant, Journalist
Porter Anderson Media
Tampa, FL

Paloma Celis Carbajal (Layperson)   
Librarian - Ibero-American and Romance Languages Collections
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI

Kwame Dawes
Poet, Prose Writer, Playwright
Editor-in-Chief, Prairie Schooner
Chancellor Professor of English
University of Nebraska
Lincoln, NE

Diana López   
Novelist
Managing Director-CentroVictoria; Editor-Huizache Magazine
University of Houston-Victoria
Victoria, TX

Leora Zeitlin    
Editor
Co-director-Zephyr Press
Classical Music Announcer/Producer-KRWG-FM
Las Cruces, NM

Art Works I, Panel B1
August 1, 2013

Kazim Ali    
Poet, Prose Writer, Translator, Editor
Associate Professor of Creative Writing and Comparative Literature
Oberlin College
Oberlin, OH

Porter Anderson    
Publishing Consultant, Journalist
Porter Anderson Media
Tampa, FL

Paloma Celis Carbajal (Layperson)   
Librarian - Ibero-American and Romance Languages Collections
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI

Holly Carver
Series Editor, Bur Oak Books and Bur Oak Guides
University of Iowa Press
Iowa City, IA

Dagoberto Gilb   
Author, Editor, Writer-in-Residence
Executive Director, Centro Victoria: Center for Mexican American Literature and Culture
University of Houston-Victoria
Austin, TX

Art Works I, Panel B2
August 1, 2013

Porter Anderson    
Publishing Consultant, Journalist
Porter Anderson Media
Tampa, FL

Paloma Celis Carbajal (Layperson)   
Librarian - Ibero-American and Romance Languages Collections
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI

Holly Carver
Series Editor, Bur Oak Books and Bur Oak Guides
University of Iowa Press
Iowa City, IA

Dagoberto Gilb   
Author, Editor, Writer-in-Residence
Executive Director, Centro Victoria: Center for Mexican American Literature and Culture
University of Houston-Victoria
Austin, TX

Creative Writing Fellowships, Panel A1  
September 10-11, 2013

Lan Samantha Chang
Writer, Professor
Director
Iowa Writers' Workshop
Iowa City, IA

Brian Evenson
Writer, Professor
Director, Literary Arts Program
Brown University
Providence, RI

Dagoberto Gilb
Author, Editor, Writer-in-Residence
Executive Director, Centro Victoria: Center for Mexican American Literature and Culture
University of Houston-Victoria
Austin, TX

Alyson Hagy
Writer
Professor of English
University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY

Hans Weyandt (Layperson)
Business Owner and Blogger
Minneapolis, MN

Creative Writing Fellowships, Panel A2  
September 11, 2013

Lan Samantha Chang
Writer, Professor
Director
Iowa Writers' Workshop
Iowa City, IA

Brian Evenson
Writer, Professor
Director, Literary Arts Program
Brown University
Providence, RI

Dagoberto Gilb
Author, Editor, Writer-in-Residence
Executive Director, Centro Victoria: Center for Mexican American Literature and Culture
University of Houston-Victoria
Austin, TX

Hans Weyandt (Layperson)
Business Owner and Blogger
Minneapolis, MN

Creative Writing Fellowships, Panel B  
September 11, 2013

Brian Evenson
Writer, Professor
Director, Literary Arts Program
Brown University
Providence, RI

Dagoberto Gilb
Author, Editor, Writer-in-Residence
Executive Director, Centro Victoria: Center for Mexican American Literature and Culture
University of Houston-Victoria
Austin, TX

Alyson Hagy
Writer
Professor of English
University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY

Hans Weyandt (Layperson)
Business Owner and Blogger
Minneapolis, MN

Creative Writing Fellowships, Panel C  
September 11, 2013

Lan Samantha Chang
Writer, Professor
Director
Iowa Writers' Workshop
Iowa City, IA

Brian Evenson
Writer, Professor
Director, Literary Arts Program
Brown University
Providence, RI

Alyson Hagy
Writer
Professor of English
University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY

Hans Weyandt (Layperson)
Business Owner and Blogger
Minneapolis, MN

Translation Projects in Prose and Poetry
May 22-23, 2013

Rosa Alcalá
Poet, Professor, Translator
Associate Professor
University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, TX

Philip Boehm
Director, Playwright, Translator
Artistic Director
Upstream Theater
St. Louis, MO

Jennifer Moxley
Professor, Translator, Poet
Associate Professor of English
University of Maine
Orono, ME

Gregory Pardlo
Editor, Poet, Translator
Associate Editor
Callaloo
Brooklyn, NY

Lauren Shapiro
Poet, Professor, Translator
Visiting Assistant Professor of English
Trinity College
Simsbury, CT

Seetha Srinivasan (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
Director Emerita, University Press of Mississippi
Jackson, MS

Art Works II, Panel A1 (Remote)
December 4, 2013

Kim Anderson
Writer, Editor
Associate Director
Humanities Montana
Missoula, MT

Joann Balingit
Poet, Teacher
Assistant Editor
YesYes Books
Newark, DE

Todd Boss
Poet, Film Producer
Executive and Artistic Director
Motionpoems, Inc.
North Oaks, MN

Michael Henry
Poet, Prose Writer, Teacher
Executive Director
Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Inc.
Denver, CO

Carla Jimenez (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Retired Bookstore Owner, Lawyer
St. Petersburg, FL

Debora Ott
Prose Writer, Editor
Arts Management Consultant
Smart Solutions
Atlanta, GA

Art Works II, Panel A2 (Remote)
December 4, 2013

Kim Anderson
Writer, Editor
Associate Director
Humanities Montana
Missoula, MT

Todd Boss
Poet, Film Producer
Executive and Artistic Director
Motionpoems, Inc.
North Oaks, MN

Michael Henry
Poet, Prose Writer, Teacher
Executive Director
Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Inc.
Denver, CO

Carla Jimenez (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Retired Bookstore Owner, Lawyer
St. Petersburg, FL

Debora Ott
Prose Writer, Editor
Arts Management Consultant
Smart Solutions
Atlanta, GA

Art Works II, Panel B1 (Remote)
December 5, 2013

Porter Anderson
Publishing Consultant and Journalist
Porter Anderson Media
Tampa, FL

Edward Hakim Bellamy
Poet, Teacher, Actor
Founding President
Beyond Poetry LLC
Albuquerque, NM

Celeste Mendoza
Director, Poet, Essayist, Playwright
Co-Founder, Co-Director
CantoMundo
Austin, TX

Jessica Neely (Layperson)
Teacher
Director, Family Services
The Arc Prince George's County
Washington, DC

Padma Viswanathan
Fiction Writer, Playwright, Journalist
Visiting Assistant Professor
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR

Gregg Wilhelm
Executive Director
CityLit Project
Baltimore, MD

Art Works II, Panel B2 (Remote)
December 5, 2013

Porter Anderson
Publishing Consultant and Journalist
Porter Anderson Media
Tampa, FL

Celeste Mendoza
Director, Poet, Essayist, Playwright
Co-Founder, Co-Director
CantoMundo
Austin, TX

Jessica Neely (Layperson)
Teacher
Director, Family Services
The Arc Prince George's County
Washington, DC

Padma Viswanathan
Fiction Writer, Playwright, Journalist
Visiting Assistant Professor
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR

Gregg Wilhelm
Executive Director
CityLit Project
Baltimore, MD