Literature FY 2018 Grants Panelists

Art Works - Panel A August 2, 2017

Lana Barkawi Executive and Artistic Director Mizna Minneapolis, MN Geoffrey Brock Founder & Editor-in-Chief, The Arkansas International Professor, Department of English Program in Creative Writing & Translation University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR Jamillah Gabriel Black Cultural Center Librarian, University Libraries Purdue University Lafayette, IN Pat Matsueda Managing Editor Manoa: A Pacific Journal of International Writing Honolulu, HI Matt O'Keefe Senior Associate Editor Cincinnati Review Cincinnati, OH Matt Weiland Vice President & Senior Editor W. W. Norton & Company Brooklyn, NY

Art Works - Panel B August 3, 2017

Maria Melendez Kelson Faculty, Department of English/Communication Pueblo Community College Pueblo, CO Joyelle McSweeney Editor and Publisher Action Books Professor, Department of English University of Notre Dame South Bend, IN Melissa Nyman Content Development Officer American Red Cross National Headquarters Fairfax, VA Steph Opitz Books Reviewer Marie Claire Literary Events Curator Minneapolis, MN Johnny Temple Publisher & Editor-in-Chief Akashic Books Brooklyn, NY Frank X. Walker Founding Editor PLUCK! The Journal of Affrilachian Arts & Culture Professor, Department of English University of Kentucky Lexington, KY

Literature Fellowships: Prose Panel September 14, 2017

Jeffery R. Allen Writer, Professor University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA Sarah Shun-lien Bynum Writer, Professor University of California, Irvine Los Angeles, CA Karen K. Christensen (Layperson) Retired Arts Administrator, Retired Lawyer Tucson, AZ Ana Menendez Writer Miami Beach, FL William Roorbach Writer Farmington, ME

Literature Fellowships – Translation Projects Panel A May 17, 2017

Katrina Dodson Translator, Writer, and Professor New Directions Publishing, Mills College, Bard College San Francisco, CA Mark Haber (Layperson) Operations Manager Brazos Bookstore Houston, TX Josef Horáček Translator, Professor Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LA Elisabeth Jaquette Translator Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture, American Literary Translator Association Philadelphia, PA Michael Leong Translator, Professor University at Albany, SUNY Albany, NY Frank Stewart Translator, Editor, Professor University of Hawaii Honolulu, H

Literature Fellowships – Translation Projects Panel B May 18, 2017

Enriqueta Carrington Translator Rutgers University Highland Park, NJ Paul Carlson (Layperson) Retired Bala Cynwyd, PA Malena Mörling Translator, Editor, Professor University of North Carolina, Black Mountain Institute Las Vegas, NV Gabriel T. Saxton-Ruiz Translator, Editor, Professor University of the Incarnate Word San Antonio, TX Shabnam Nadiya Translator, Editor Albany, CA Daniel Simon Translator, Assistant Director, Editor-in-Chief World Literature Today magazine, University of Oklahoma Norman, OK

Art Works II - Panel A Dec 05, 2017

Catalina Gomez (Layperson) Reference Librarian, Hispanic Reading Room Library of Congress Washington, DC Mimi Lok Executive Director and Executive Editor Voice of Witness, A Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation San Francisco, CA David Potorti Literature and Theater Director North Carolina Arts Council Cary, NC Amy Rosenbluth Executive Director Lake Erie Ink: a writing space for youth Cleveland Heights, OH Betsy Teter Acquisitions Editor and Development Director Hub City Writers Project Spartanburg, SC Michael Ursell Development Associate and Special Events Coordinator Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute University of Nevada, Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV

Art Works II - Panel B Dec 06, 2017

Phillip Scott Cunningham Founder/Director O, Miami University of Wynwood, Inc. Miami, FL Lawrence-Minh Bui Davis Curator Asian Pacific American Center Smithsonian Institution University Park, MD Rich Fahle Executive Producer PBS Book View Now Chelsea, MI John Lamb (Layperson) Assoc. Professor, Public Services Librarian Egan Library University of Alaska Southeast (Juneau) Juneau, AK Natashia Deón Executive Director Dirty Laundry Lit Valencia, CA Nic Sealey Executive Director Cave Canem Foundation, Inc. Brooklyn, NY