2020 Guggenheim Fellowships to Yiyun Li, Oscar Cásares, and Garth Greenwell

Yiyun Li, Garth Greenwell, and Oscar Cásares

Yiyun Li, Garth Greenwell, and Oscar Cásares, 2020 Guggenheim Fellows

April 9, 2020 - 4:45pm

Workshop alumni Yiyun Li (MFA, 2005), Oscar Cásares(MFA, 2001), and Garth Greenwell (MFA, 2015) are among 175 scholars, artists, and scientists awarded fellowships this year from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, all three recognized in the field of fiction.

Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the successful candidates were chosen through a rigorous peer-review process from almost 3,000 applicants in the Foundation’s ninety-sixth competition. In all, fifty-three scholarly disciplines and artistic fields, 78 different academic institutions, 31 states and the District of Columbia, and 2 Canadian provinces are represented in this year’s class of Fellows.

For more information:

Announcement of 2020 Guggenheim Fellows

Yiyun Li faculty profile at Princeton University

Oscar Cásares author website

Garth Greenwell author website

Guggenheim Foundation website