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    Here are the literary Guggenheim Fellows of 2020.

    Katie Yee

    April 9, 2020, 1:39pm

    Yesterday, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced its 2020 fellowship recipients. The folks on this list—which in total is comprised of 175 scholars, artists, and writers—were selected based on “prior achievement and exceptional promise.” Out of the 175 fellowships, 25 of them were awarded to poets and writers working in fiction and general nonfiction.

    Congratulations to this year’s fellows!


    Michael Dickman
    Janice N. Harrington
    Ada Limón
    Philip Metres
    Aimee Nezhukumatathil
    Lisa Olstein
    Jana Prikryl
    Diane Seuss
    Brian Teare

    General Nonfiction
    Jenny Boully
    Michael Frank
    Jeff Goodell
    Lacy M. Johnson
    Rebecca Mead
    Alexander Rose
    Rachel Louise Snyder
    Amy Wilentz

    Oscar Cásares
    Garth Greenwell
    Yiyun Li
    Valeria Luiselli
    Celeste Ng
    Sigrid Nunez
    Helen Phillips
    Susan Steinberg

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