Posted on April 7, 2022 at 12:01 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Congratulations to this year's Whiting Award winners!
The Whiting Foundation honors ten emerging fiction and nonfiction writers and grants each of them $50,000 so that they can focus on their creative projects.
Past recipients include Ling Ma, Ocean Vuong, Colson Whitehead, Sigrid Nunez, and Tracy K. Smith.
Here are this year's winners:
Fiction: Claire Boyles, Rita Bullwinkel, Megha Majumdar, and Nana Nkweti
Nonfiction: Anaïs Duplan, Alexis Pauline Gumbs, and Jesse McCarthy
Poetry: Ina Cariño, Anthony Cody, and Claire Schwartz
Check out the Whiting Awards’ current winner page for excerpts, praise, and more about each of the honorees.
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