Literary Arts: FY 2023 Grants Panelists

Grants for Arts Projects II - Panel A
November 16, 2022

Hilary Binda
Founder and Director, Tufts University Prison Initiative
Senior Lecturer, Civic Studies
Director, Program in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Tufts University
Winchester, MA

CMarie Fuhrman
Director of Poetry
Graduate Program in Creative Writing
Western Colorado University
McCall, ID

Ángel García
Assistant Professor
Department of English
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL

Imani Harris (Layperson)
Senior Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations
Library Foundation of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Amanda Page
Founder & Executive Director
Scioto Literary
Worthington, OH

Jenna Peng
Festival Organizer
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Grants for Arts Projects II - Panel B
November 17, 2022

Nulani Bennett (Layperson)
Operations Manager
Charleston Friends of the Library
Charleston, SC

Robert Con Davis-Undiano
Executive Director, World Literature Today
Founding Director, Latinx Studies Program
Neustadt Professor of Comparative Literature and Presidential Professor of English
University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK

Pia Deas
Associate Professor of English
Associate Dean of Faculty
Lincoln University
Wilmington, DE

Neal Thompson
Journalist and Writer
Seattle, WA

Janet Torsney (Layperson)
Montclair Public Library
Asbury Park, NJ

Phuc Tran
Tattooer, Tsunami Tattoo
Portland, ME

Grants for Arts Projects II - Panel C
November 18, 2022

Bob Abbey (Layperson)
Adult Services Librarian
Forest Grove City Library
Hillsboro, OR

Chaun Ballard
Instructor of Record and PhD Student
English Department
University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Lincoln, NE

Ariel Felton
Director of Youth Programs
Deep Center, Incorporated
Savannah, GA

Jake Friedman
Writer and Editor
MFA Candidate in Creative Writing
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO

Lee Ann Roripaugh
Professor of English
University of South Dakota
Laramie, WY

Grants for Arts Projects I - Panel A

Arthur Malcolm Dixon
Lead Translator and Managing Editor
Latin American Literature Today
Tulsa, OK

Angelle Fouther (Layperson)
Director of Communications, Urban Land Conservancy
Principal, Kindred Communications LLC
Denver, CO

Nicholas Rattner
Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature & Fine Arts
Houston, TX

Grants for Arts Projects I - Panel B

Farley Chase
Literary Agent
Chase Literary Agency
New York, NY

Chiwan Choi
Partner, Writ Large Press
Editor, Cultural Daily
Pittsburgh, PA

Elise McHugh
Senior Acquisitions Editor
University of New Mexico Press
Albuquerque, NM

Jocelyn Robertson
Director of Literature and Public Information Officer
Idaho Commission on the Arts
Boise, ID

Kat Trujillo (Layperson)
Deputy Director
Libraries Without Borders
Washington, DC

Jacinta White
Founding Publisher, Snapdragon: A Journal of Art & Healing
Director, The Word Project
Winston Salem, NC

Literature Fellowships: Creative Writing Panel (Poetry)

Scott Bear Don't Walk (Layperson)
Lawrence, KS

Geffrey Davis
Associate Professor
Creative Writing & Translation Program
University of Arkansas Main Campus
Core Faculty
The Rainier Writing Workshop MFA in Creative Writing - Low Residency
Pacific Lutheran University
Fayetteville, AR

Sarah Gambito
Professor of English
Fordham University
New York, NY

Torrin Greathouse
Post-Graduate Teaching Fellow
Department of English
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN

Vanessa Angelica Villarreal
Literature and Creative Writing PhD Fellow
Graduate Instructor of English
University of Southern California
Glendale, CA

Patricia Jabbeh Wesley
Professor of English, Creative Writing, and African Literature
Pennsylvania State University Main Campus
Duncansville, PA

Literature Fellowships: Translation Panel A

Takako Lento
Wilmington, DE

Jamie Olson
Professor, English Department
Saint Martin's University
Olympia, WA

Raquel Salas Rivera
Poet & Translator
San Juan, PR

Brian Sneeden
Lecturer in English
Manchester Metropolitan University;
Co-founding Editor, World Poetry Books
Buxton, UK

Mairin Srygley (Layperson)
Speech-Language Pathologist
Baltimore, MD

Literature Fellowships: Translation Panel B

Kevin Blankinship
Assistant Professor of Arabic Language and Literature
Asian and Near Eastern Languages
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT

Chloe Garcia Roberts
Writer, Editor, Translator
Deputy Editor, Harvard Review
Harvard University
Milton, MA

A. Borhan Hsuan (Layperson)
Attorney Partner
Irwin & Hsuan LLP
Princeton, NJ

Anne Janusch
Creative Writing and Poetics
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Jae G. Kim
PhD Student
Comparative Literature
Washington University
Brooklyn, NY