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Here are the Literary Guggenheim Fellows of 2018

On April 4th, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced the recipients of its 2018 fellowships—173 in all, awarded to scholars, artists and scientists in a variety of fields, from law to filmmaking to engineering, “who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.” 23 of those fellowships went to creative writers working in nonfiction, fiction and poetry. The 2018 literary Guggenheim fellows are:

General Nonfiction:
Nicholson Baker
Teju Cole
Robert Finch
Roxane Gay
Jane Kamensky
John Jeremiah Sullivan
Lily Tuck

Poetry:
Reginald Dwayne Betts
Amy Gerstler
Tyehimba Jess
Ilya Kaminsky
Joan Naviyuk Kane
Dunya Mikhail
Srikanth Reddy
Anya Krugovoy Silver
Monica Youn

Fiction:
Rachel Cusk
Andrew Greer
Lauren Groff
Jennifer Haigh
Min Jin Lee
China Miéville
Deb Olin Unferth

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