Literature

USA Fellows

Representing nine creative disciplines, each USA Fellow receives an unrestricted $50,000 award and recognition as one of America’s most accomplished and innovative artists. To view panelists from 2006-2016, click here.

Amitava Kumar

USA Ford Fellow

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  • Claudia Rankine

    USA Zell Fellow

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  • Teju Cole

    USA Zell Fellow

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  • Adrian Matejka

    USA Simon Fellow

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  • Chris Abani

    USA Ford Fellow

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  • Peter Bagge

    USA Rockefeller Fellow

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  • Natalie Diaz

    USA Ford Fellow

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  • Rigoberto González

    USA Rolón Fellow

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  • Achy Obejas

    USA Ford Fellow

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  • Daniel Woodrell

    USA Zell Fellow

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  • Adrian Castro

    USA Knight Fellow

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  • Aleksandar Hemon

    USA Zell Fellow

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  • LeAnne Howe

    USA Ford Fellow

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  • Micheline Aharonian Marcom

    USA Rockefeller Fellow

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  • C.E. Morgan

    USA Ford Fellow

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  • Annie Proulx

    USA Ford Fellow

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  • Annie Baker

    USA Collins Fellow

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  • Terrance Hayes

    USA Zell Fellow

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  • Campbell McGrath

    USA Knight Fellow

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  • A. E. Stallings

    USA Rockefeller Fellow

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  • Karen Tei Yamashita

    USA Ford Fellow

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  • Charles Bowden

    USA Rockefeller Fellow

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  • Martin Espada

    USA Simon Fellow

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  • Brighde Mullins

    USA Brooks Hopkins Fellow

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  • Susan Steinberg

    USA Ziporyn Fellow

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  • Greg Tate

    USA Ford Fellow

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  • Doug Wright

    USA Donnelley Fellow

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  • Nilo Cruz

    USA Fontanals Fellow

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  • Gilbert Hernandez

    USA Rasmuson Fellow

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  • Antonya Nelson

    USA Simon Fellow

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  • Ai Ogawa

    USA Ford Fellow

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  • Sapphire

    USA Prudential Fellow

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  • Justin Torres

    USA Rolón Fellow

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  • Brian Turner

    USA Hillcrest Fellow

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  • Kevin Young

    USA James Baldwin Fellow

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  • Jeff Chang

    USA Ford Fellow

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  • Forrest Gander

    USA Rockefeller Fellow

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  • Barry Hannah

    USA Fellow

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  • Joy Harjo

    USA Rasmuson Fellow

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  • Tayari Jones

    USA Collins Fellow

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  • A. Van Jordan

    USA Williams Fellow

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  • Laura Kasischke

    USA Cummings Fellow

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  • Lê Thi Diem Thúy

    USA Ford Fellow

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  • Harryette Mullen

    USA Broad Fellow

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  • Marilyn Chin

    USA Hoi Fellow

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  • Henri Cole

    USA Williams Fellow

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  • Charles D’Ambrosio

    USA Rasmuson Fellow

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  • William Gay

    USA Ford Fellow

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  • John Haines

    USA Rasmuson Fellow

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  • Mat Johnson

    USA James Baldwin Fellow

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  • Cherríe Moraga

    USA Rockefeller Fellow

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  • Luis Valdez

    USA Rockefeller Fellow

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  • Helena María Viramontes

    USA Ford Fellow

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  • Sandra Benitez

    USA Gund Fellow

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  • Beth Ann Fennelly

    USA Ford Fellow

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  • Amy Hempel

    USA Ford Fellow

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  • Victor LaValle

    USA Ford Fellow

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  • Heather McHugh

    USA Rasmuson Fellow

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  • Wesley McNair

    USA Ford Fellow

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  • Susan Power

    USA Gund Fellow

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  • Joe Sacco

    USA Hoi Fellow

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  • Matthew Stadler

    USA Ford Fellow

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