Recent Grants

Literature: FY 2013 Grant Panelists

Translation Projects, Panel A
May 9-10, 2012

H. G. Carrillo
Assistant Professor, Department of English 
George Washington University
Washington, DC

Cyrus Cassells
Poet, Translator
Professor of English
Texas State University – San Marcos
Austin, TX

Melissa Hammerle (Layperson)
Research Fellow
Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED)
Education Department
University of Vermont
Cornwall, VT

Waqas Khwaja 
Poet, Translator, Professor
Agnes Scott College
Atlanta, GA

Charlotte Mandell
Literary Translator
Red Hook, NY

Olivia Sears
Translator
Consulting Editor, Two Lines
Founder and President
Center for the Art of Translation
San Francisco, CA

Daniel Slager
Translator
Publisher and CEO
Milkweed Editions
Minneapolis, MN

Translation Projects, Panel B
May 10, 2012

H. G. Carrillo
Assistant Professor, Department of English 
George Washington University
Washington, DC

Cyrus Cassells
Poet, Translator
Professor of English
Texas State University – San Marcos
Austin, TX

Melissa Hammerle (Layperson)
Research Fellow
Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED)
Education Department
University of Vermont
Cornwall, VT

Waqas Khwaja 
Poet, Translator, Professor
Agnes Scott College
Atlanta, GA

Charlotte Mandell
Literary Translator
Red Hook, NY

Daniel Slager
Translator
Publisher and CEO
Milkweed Editions
Minneapolis, MN

Art Works I, Panel A 
August 1, 2012

Melissa "Missy" Abbott-Aymami (Layperson) 
Branch Manager Librarian
New Orleans Public Library
Jefferson, LA

Naomi Ayala
Poet, Translator, Writer/Editor
Faculty Member
The Writer's Center 
Washington, DC

Chris Jackson 
Writer
Executive Editor, Spiegel & Grau
Random House
Brooklyn, NY

Greg Michalson
Prose Writer
Co-publisher
Unbridled Books
Columbia, MO

David Ulin 
Editor, Writer
Book Critic, Los Angeles Times
Faculty Member
University of Southern California 
Los Angeles, CA

Art Works I, Panel B 
August 2, 2012

Melissa "Missy" Abbott-Aymami (Layperson) 
Branch Manager Librarian
New Orleans Public Library
Jefferson, LA

Calvin Baker 
Novelist
Brooklyn, NY

Janet Holmes
Poet
Creative Writing Professor and Director and Editor, Ahsahta Press 
Boise State University
Boise, ID

Honorée Fanonne Jeffers
Poet, Fiction Writer
Associate Professor of English
University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK

Greg Michalson
Prose Writer
Co-publisher
Unbridled Books
Columbia, MO

Creative Writing/Poetry, Panel A
September 11-13, 2012

Cornelius Eady 
Poet, Playwright
Professor, The Miller Family Endowed Chair in Literature and Writing
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO

Kimiko Hahn 
Poet 
Distinguished Professor
Queens College, The City University of New York
Mattituck, NY

Benjamín Alire Sáenz 
Poet, Novelist
Chair, Creative Writing Department
University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, TX

Anas "Andy" Shallal (Layperson)
Entrepreneur and Arts Patron
Washington, DC

Susan Wheeler
Poet 
Director of Creative Writing, Lewis Center for the Arts
Princeton University
East Millstone, NJ 

Creative Writing/Poetry, Panel B
September 13, 2012

Kimiko Hahn 
Poet 
Distinguished Professor
Queens College, The City University of New York
Mattituck, NY

Benjamín Alire Sáenz 
Poet, Novelist
Chair, Creative Writing Department
University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, TX

Anas "Andy" Shallal (Layperson)
Entrepreneur and Arts Patron
Washington, DC

Art Works II, Panel A1
November 28, 2012

Rosemary "Rose" Catacalos
Poet, Consultant
San Antonio, TX

Teri Ellen Cross Davis
Poet
Poetry and Lectures Coordinator
Folger Shakespeare Library
Silver Spring, MD

Christopher Fischbach 
Publisher
Coffee House Press
Minneapolis, MN

Eric Gansworth 
Writer, Visual Artist
Niagara Falls, NY

Richard Howorth (Layperson) 
Bookstore Owner, Community Organizer 
Square Books
Oxford, MS

Art Works II, Panel A2
November 28, 2012

Rosemary "Rose" Catacalos
Poet, Consultant
San Antonio, TX

Christopher Fischbach 
Publisher
Coffee House Press
Minneapolis, MN

Eric Gansworth 
Writer, Visual Artist
Niagara Falls, NY

Richard Howorth (Layperson) 
Bookstore Owner, Community Organizer 
Square Books
Oxford, MS

Art Works II, Panel A3
November 28, 2012

Christopher Fischbach 
Publisher
Coffee House Press
Minneapolis, MN

Eric Gansworth 
Writer, Visual Artist
Niagara Falls, NY

Richard Howorth (Layperson) 
Bookstore Owner, Community Organizer 
Square Books
Oxford, MS

Art Works II, Panel B1
November 29, 2012

Eric Chock
Co-Editor
Bamboo Ridge Press
Mililani, HI

Jane Gibson (Layperson)
Teen Services Librarian
Seattle Public Library
Seattle, WA

Valerie Martinez
Writer, Teacher, Collaborative Artist
Executive Director and Core Artist
Littleglobe
Albuquerque, NM

Chad Post 
Writer
Publisher
Open Letter Books
Rochester, NY

Andrew Proctor
Executive Director
Literary Arts
Portland, OR

Art Works II, Panel B2
November 29, 2012

Eric Chock
Co-Editor
Bamboo Ridge Press
Mililani, HI

Jane Gibson (Layperson)
Teen Services Librarian
Seattle Public Library
Seattle, WA

Valerie Martinez
Writer, Teacher, Collaborative Artist
Executive Director and Core Artist
Littleglobe
Albuquerque, NM

Chad Post 
Writer
Publisher
Open Letter Books
Rochester, NY

Literature - Art Works FY 2013, Panel B3
November 29, 2012

Jane Gibson (Layperson)
Teen Services Librarian
Seattle Public Library
Seattle, WA

Valerie Martinez
Writer, Teacher, Collaborative Artist
Executive Director and Core Artist
Littleglobe
Albuquerque, NM

Chad Post 
Writer
Publisher
Open Letter Books
Rochester, NY