The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has released its list of 2012 Fellows for the U.S. and Canada and the list includes a number of literary winners.
Robert S. Levine won the fellowship for American Literature. The English Literature fellows include: Denise Gigante, Andrea K. Henderson, Jonathan Lamb, Paul Stevens and James A. Winn. Margot E. Fassler and Ramie Targoff were awarded a fellowship for Medieval and Renaissance Literature.
Faith E. Beasley, William Luis, and Maxim D. Shrayer were awarded the fellowship for European and Latin American Literature. Judith Evans Grubbs and Melissa Lane won the fellowship for Classics and Alan Mintz won the fellowship for Literary Criticism.
General Nonfiction fellows include: Alison Bechdel,Eliza Griswold, James Kaplan
Peter Maass, Sarah Manguso, Eileen Myles, Judith Pascoe, Lia Purpura, Lauren Redniss, Joan Richardson, Elizabeth D. Samet, Richard Snow, and Benjamin Taylor.