Francine Prose is the author of many works of fiction, including Blue Angel, which was a finalist for the 2000 National Book Award. Her stories, reviews, and essays have appeared in numerous publications, including The Atlantic Monthly, The New Yorker, the New York Times, the New York Observer, The New Republic, ARTnews, and Harper's, for which she is a contributing editor. She is a recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Fellowship, two National Endowment for the Arts grants, and a PEN translation prize. Prose was also awarded the first Dayton Literary Peace Prize in fiction for her novel, A Changed Man, and the Edith Wharton Achievement Award for Literature. She has taught at Harvard University, Sarah Lawrence College, the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and Bread Loaf Writers' Conference. She served as the Center's Pew Fellowships panel chair in 2009.
- GRANTS & GRANTEESPablo Batista
Over the course of his 30-year career, percussionist and 2000 Pew Fellow Pablo Batista has performed, recorded, and toured with a range of leading jazz, R&B, Latin, pop, and gospel artists including Bono, George Howard, Alicia Keyes, Gerald Levert, Jeffrey Osborne, Eddie Palmieri, Teddy Pendergrass, Diane Reeves, Grover Washington, Jr., Musiq, Manny Oquendo's Conjunto Libre, and the Philadelphia Orchestra.people-contentpablo-batista
- Collaborators & ColleaguesJudy Hussie-Taylor
Judy Hussie-Taylor has served as Executive Director of Danspace Project, a New York City venue for independent experimental choreographers, since 2008. Hussie-Taylor served as a Pew Fellowships panelist in 2012 and 2013, a Performance LOI panelist in 2014, and as the Performance panel chair in 2015.people-contentjudy-hussie-taylor
- NewsFellows Friday News: Jennifer Kidwell Wins Obie Award; James Ijames Debuts New Play; Pepón Osorio Opens Site-Specific Installation
This month’s Pew Fellows news sees an award recognizing excellence in off-Broadway theater, grants from Leeway Foundation for projects addressing art and social change, and a large-scale installation that tells the story of a local matriarch.news-contentfellows-friday-news-jennifer-kidwell-wins-obie-award-james-ijames-debuts-new-play-pepon-osorio-opens-site-specific-installation