Literature FY 2017 Grants Panelists

Translation Projects in Prose and Poetry Panel A May 18, 2016

Michael Berry Translator, Professor University of California Goleta, CA Cyrus Cassells Translator, Poet Professor of English Texas State University San Marcos, TX Anna Kushner Translator Jackson Heights, NY Ana-Maria Nuevo (Layperson) Adjunct Professorial Lecturer School of Education, Teaching and Health American University Mexico City, Mexico Barbara Romaine Translator, Professor Villanova University Paoli, PA Kyle Semmel Translator Milwaukee, WI

Translation Projects in Prose and Poetry Panel B May 19, 2016

Harold Augenbraum Writer, Translator, Editor Bronx, NY Cyrus Cassells Translator, Poet Professor of English Texas State University San Marcos, TX Aviya Kushner Translator Associate Professor of Creative Writing Columbia College Chicago Chicago, IL Ken Liu Translator, Writer Stoughton, MA Karen Maeda Allman (Layperson) Bookseller Co-Director, Author Reading Series Elliott Bay Book Company Seattle, WA Megan McDowell Translator Mauldin, SC

Creative Writing Fellowships: Poetry September 14, 2016

Amy Quan Barry Poet, Professor University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI Rachel Brumbach (Layperson) Teacher, McCaskey High School School District of Lancaster Lancaster, PA Rigoberto González Poet, Professor Rutgers-Newark, the State University of New Jersey critic-at-large L.A. Times Forest Hills, NY francine j. harris Poet, Writer in residence Washington University St. Louis, MO Douglas A. Powell Poet, Professor University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA Dean Young   Poet, William Livingston Chair of Poetry University of Texas Austin, TX

Art Works - Panel A August 3, 2016

Kevin Craft   Editor-in-Chief, Poetry Northwest Chair, Department of English Everett Community College Seattle, WA Erin Keane   Writer Culture Editor Salon Louisville, KY Marcela Landres Editorial Consultant Co-Founder Comadres and Compadres Writing Conference Brooklyn, NY Evan Lavender-Smith Founding Editor, Noemi Press Editor-in-Chief, Puerto del Sol Assistant Professor, Department of English New Mexico State University Los Cruces, NM Wayne Miller Editor and Managing Editor, Copper Nickel Associate Professor University of Colorado-Denver Denver, CO

Art Works - Panel B August 4, 2016

Neil Aitken   Editor Boxcar Poetry Review Vancouver, WA Danielle Dutton    Founder and Editor Dorothy, a publishing project Assistant Professor, Department of English Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO Saeed Jones Executive Editor, Culture BuzzFeed New York, NY Erica Mena    Editor Drunken Boat San Francisco, CA Eric Obenauf   Editorial Director and Publisher Two Dollar Radio Columbus, OH Hope O’Keeffe (Layperson) Associate General Counsel Library of Congress Arlington, VA

Art Works II - Panel A December 7, 2016

Daniel Chacón Literary Radio Show Host Professor of Creative Writing The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso, TX Lance Cleland Director Tin House Summer Writing Workshop Portland, OR Seema Reza Recreational Arts Coordinator MD Consulting, LLC Rockville, MD Susan Robinson (Layperson) Realtor Robinson Realty Group, LLC Signal Mountain, TN Emma Snyder Executive Director PEN/Faulkner Foundation Washington, DC Jennifer Steele YOUmedia Partnerships Coordinator Chicago Public Library Chicago, IL

Art Works II - Panel B December 8, 2016

David Hassler Director, Wick Poetry Center Kent State University Kent, OH Alyssa Hickman Grove Literary Arts Program Manager Utah Division of Arts & Museums Salt Lake City, UT Mia Lipman Senior Editor Yesler Principal Editor Dots & Dashes Editorial Services Seattle, WA Lisa Lucas Executive Director National Book Foundation Brooklyn, NY Praveen Madan (Layperson) CEO Kepler’s Books San Francisco, CA January Gill O’Neil Executive Director Massachusetts Poetry Festival Assistant Professor of English Salem State University Beverly, MA