Recent Grants

Literature: FY 2019 Grants Panelists

Art Works - Panel A
August 01, 2018

Francisco Aragon
Director
Letras Latinas Literary Initiative
University of Notre Dame du Lac
Arlington, VA

John Byrd
Managing Editor
Cinco Puntos Press
El Paso, TX

Anna Ghosh
Literary Agent
Ghosh Literary
San Francisco, CA

Parneshia Jones
Sales and Community Outreach Manager and Poetry Editor
University Press
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL

Dennis Lloyd (Layperson)
Director
University of Wisconsin Press
University of Wisconsin at Madison
Madison, WI

Ashley L Strosnider
Managing Editor
Prairie Schooner and African Poetry Book Fund
University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Lincoln, NE

Art Works - Panel B
August 02, 2018

H. Emerson Blake
Editor-in-Chief and Executive Director
Orion Magazine
Orion Society
Great Barrington, MA

Paul Robert Constant
Cofounder
Seattle Review of Books
Seattle, WA

Janice Lee
Assistant Professor
Portland State University
Portland, OR

Kathryn Nuernberger
Associate Professor of Creative Writing Director
University of Central Missouri
Saint Paul, MN

Ivelisse Rodriguez
Adjunct Associate Professor
University of Maryland University College
Whitsett, NC

Natalie Stokes-Peters (Layperson)
Publisher
BLACK CLASSIC PRESS
Cibolo, TX

Literature Fellowships: Poetry
September 12, 2018

Sandra F Beasley
Writer
Washington, D.C.

Joel Brouwer
Professor and Chair
Department of English
University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL

Marilyn M.L. Chin
Professor Emerita
San Diego State University
Chancellor
Academy of American Poets, Inc.
La Mesa, CA

Joshua Hauser (Layperson)
Associate Professor of Medicine
Palliative Care Section
Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
Evanston, IL

Shara McCallum
Professor & Writer
Department of English
Pennsylvania State University Main Campus
State College, PA

Danez J Smith
Poet
St. Paul, MN

Art Works II Panel A
Dec 17, 2018

Jonathan Haupt
Executive Director
Pat Conroy Literary Center
Beaufort, SC

Dini Karasik
Founder, The Writer's Loft Editor & Publisher, Origins
Attorney, Law Office of Matthew E. Bennett
Kensington, MD

Alison Canada Rollins
Lecturer
Writing Department
Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Suzanne Schwichtenberg (Layperson)
Adult Services Librarian
Lewis & Clark Library
Helena, MT

Gregg Wilhelm
Director of Creative Writing
Assistant Professor
Department of English
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA

Art Works II Panel B
Dec 18, 2018

Crystal K Alberts
Associate Professor of English
Director, UND Writers Conference
University of North Dakota Main Campus
Grand Forks, ND

Allister Chang (Layperson)
Executive Director
Libraries Without Borders
Washington, DC

Jose Faus
Artist and Writer
Charlotte Street Foundation
Kansas City, KS

Randy Ham
Executive Director
Odessa Council for the Arts & Humanities
Odessa, TX

Jamey M Hatley
Writer; Co-Founder
Center for Southern Literary Arts
Memphis, TN

Kurt Zwolfer
Executive Director
Log Cabin Literary Center, Inc.
Boise, ID