Today, the New York Public Library’s Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers announced its new class of Fellows, selected from a pool of 506 applicants from 48 countries. The class of 2021 is as follows:
Academics: Julia Foulkes, Kaiama L. Glover, David Greenberg, Karl Jacoby, Matthew Karp, and Nara Milanich
Poet: Michael Prior
Fiction writers: David Wright Faladé, Jonas Hassen Khemiri, Maaz Mengiste, Josephine Rowe, and Madeleine Thien
Independent scholars: Rich Benjamin, Lewis Hyde, and Avi Steinberg
During the September-May fellowship term, the 2021 class of Cullman Center Fellows will have access to the research collections and resources of the New York Public Library, and the assistance of its curatorial and reference staff. Fellows also receive a stipend and the use of a private office in the Cullman Center’s quarters.
The newly announced cohort is the 23rd class of Cullman Center Fellows; previous Fellows include Elif Batuman, Jennifer Egan, Nathan Englander, Saidiya Hartman, Hari Kunzru, Lorrie Moore, Téa Obreht, Wells Tower, and Colson Whitehead.
Congratulations to all those chosen!