Two Prominent Novelists Win Genius Grants
- October 11, 2017
Jesamyn Ward and Viet Thanh Nguyen are named MacArthur Fellows
Congratulations to novelists Jesmyn Ward and Viet Thanh Nguyen, who were just named 2017 MacArthur Fellows! The so-called “genius grant” gives the writers $625,000 each to do with as they please, no strings attached.
For a full list of this year’s MacArthur Fellows, click here.