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