Posted on October 13, 2022 at 10:48 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
The MacArthur Foundation revealed its 2022 fellowship recipients yesterday, and several wordsmiths were among them.
Recipients of the twenty-five “genius grants” (worth $625,000 each) include:
P. Gabrielle Foreman, a literary historian and digital humanist
Robin Wall Kimmerer, a plant ecologist, educator, and author
Joseph Drew Lanham, an ornithologist, naturalist, and author
Kiese Laymon, a multigenre author
These and the other fellows "are excavators uncovering what has been overlooked, undervalued, or poorly understood. They are archivists reminding us of what should survive," said MacArthur Fellows Director Marlies Carruth.
For more on each fellow, click on their name.
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