The New York Public Library’s Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers has picked 15 writers and journalists as its annual fellows.
Selected from a pool of 313 applicants, this is the 15th class of fellows for the center. These writers will get a stipend, a private office in the Cullman Center and support from the library staff.
With a diverse array of people originally from Nigeria, Turkey, England, Argentina, and Serbia, the class of 2013 includes: The fiction writers Tea Obreht, Rajesh Parameswaran, Paul La Farge, and Uwem Akpan. The historians Linda Colley and Anthony Grafton. The journalists Arthur Lubow, Elizabeth Rubin, Elif Batuman, and David Grann.
New York Public Library’s Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers Fellows
Las Vegas, My Village, A Novel
The Two Lives, A Novel
The Province of Senegambia: Colonial Failure on the West African Coast
The Gilder Lehrman Fellow
Between Liberty and Empire: Writing Constitutions, 1776-1914
The Birkelund Fellow
Bronislava Nijinska: A Choreographer’s Journey
Sacred History in Sixteenth Century Europe: Early Modern Scholars and the Early Church
A history of the Osage Indian murders
The David Ferriero Fellow
“By Right of War”: The Discipline and Practice of International Law in Imperial Russia, 1868-1917
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow
Paul La Farge,
The Night Ocean, A Novel
A Biography of Diane Arbus
Conversion: The New Jews of Latin America
The Rona Jaffe Foundation Fellow
Barren Island, A Novel
Uwe Johnson, Anniversaries (translation)