Guggenheim Grants for Writers

April 10, 2006

Genius Grants Awarded
The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded $7.5 million in grants in the fields of the creative arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. The following are the awards for writers.

Poetry: Catherine Barnett, Scott Cairns, Martin Espada, Daisy Fried, Judith Hall, Mark Halliday, Brigit Pegeen Kelly, Cole Swensen, Anne Winters, John Yau.
Fiction: Emily Barton, Jill Ciment, Helen DeWitt, Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, Allan Gurganus, Suki Kim, John L'Heureux, Gina Ochsner, Peter Orner, George Saunders, Steve Stern, Darin Strauss, Lynne Tillman, Jennifer Vanderbes.

Script Writing: Linda Svendsen.Biography: Tracy Daugherty, Carla Kaplan, William Taubman.General Non-Fiction: Judy J. Blunt, Sally Denton, Ruth Ellen Gruber, Lewis Hyde, Patrick Radden Keefe, Garret Keizer, Joseph Mazur, Richard McCann, Susan Brind Morrow, Carlo Rotella.

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One Response to “Guggenheim Grants for Writers”

  1. Ann Marie Goode Says:

    Hi….I have almost finished writing my first book….a memoir…would like to get published and eventually write full time….any suggestions as to good resources for finding grants for writers????….thanks so much!


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