Edward Hirsch, president of the Foundation, stated, “Guggenheim Fellows are appointed on the basis of impressive achievement in the past and exceptional promise for future accomplishments … these artists and writers, scholars and scientists, represent the best of the best. It’s an honor to be able to support these individuals to do the work they were meant to do.”

Barbara Hurd is a faculty member for the MFA in Writing program. Matthew Dickman is a faculty member in Poetry for the MFA in Writing program and founding faculty member for the MFA in Writing & Publishing program at VCFA. David Ulin is a founding faculty member for the Writing & Publishing program specializing in Nonfiction and Criticism/Reviewing. Alison Hawthorne Deming is an alumna of the MFA in Writing program.

Congratulations to all for this prestigious honor!

Read the full list at http://www.gf.org/fellows/current/.