F187. The NEA Turns 50: Celebrating a Half-Century of Support for Literature in America
Friday, April 1, 2016
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm
Amy Stolls is the director of literature at the National Endowment for the Arts.
Fiona McCrae has been the director and publisher of Graywolf Press since 1994.
Luis Alberto Urrea is the author of sixteen books, including Pulitzer Prize-finalist The Devil's Highway. A member of the Latino Literary Hall of Fame, he has also won an Edgar, American Book Award, Lannan Literary Prize, and Pacific Rim Prize. He is a professor at the University of Illinois-Chicago.
Ken Chen is the executive director of the Asian American Writers’ Workshop and a recipient of the Yale Series of Younger Poets Award for his poetry collection Juvenilia, which was selected by Louise Glück. He is one of the founders of CultureStrike, an arts organization dedicated to migrant justice.