NEA Literature Fellowships

2017 - Poetry

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  • Hadara Bar-Nadav

    Hadara Bar-Nadav's newest book of poetry, The New Nudity, is forthcoming from Saturnalia Books in 2017. She is the author...

  • Michael Bazzet

    Michael Bazzett’s debut collection, You Must Remember This, received the 2014 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry from Milkweed Editions....

  • Josh Bell

    Josh Bell is the author of No Planets Strike (University of Nebraska Press) and Alamo Theory (Copper Canyon). He...

  •  Joshua Bennett

    Dr. Joshua Bennett is the author of The Sobbing School (Penguin, 2016). He holds a PhD in English from...

  • Emma Bolden

    Born and raised in Alabama, Emma Bolden is the author of Maleficae (GenPop Books, 2013), a book-length series of...

  • Jesus Castillo

    Jesús Castillo was born in Ciudad Valles, México, in 1986, and moved with his parents and sister to California...

  • Darin Ciccotelli

    Darin Ciccotelli was born in southern New Jersey and has lived in Indiana, Florida, Texas and, most recently, Long Beach,...

  • Diana Marie Delgado

    Diana Marie Delgado received her MFA in Poetry from Columbia University and a BA in Poetry from University of...

  • Jose Hernandez Diaz

    Jose Hernandez Diaz was born in Anaheim, California. He holds degrees in English and creative writing from the University...

  • Melanie Figg

    Melanie Figg has taught creative writing for 30 years in literary centers, prisons, schools, and arts organizations. She has...

  • Jennifer Elise Foerster

    Jennifer Elise Foerster is an alumna of the Institute of American Indian Arts and received her MFA from the...

  • Landon Godfrey

    Landon Godfrey’s first collection of poems, Second-Skin Rhinestone-Spangled Nude Soufflé Chiffon Gown, was selected by David St. John for...

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