James Alan McPherson is the author of Hue and Cry, Railroad, Elbow Room, Crabcakes, Fathering Daughters, and A Region not Home. His work has appeared in numerous journals, magazines, and anthologies, including The Best American Essays 1995. In 1995 McPherson was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is the recipient of many national literary awards, including a Pulitzer Prize and a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellowship award. He is a member of the fiction faculty at the Writer's Workshop at the University of Iowa. He was a Pew Fellowships panelist in 2009.
- Collaborators & ColleaguesSam Miller
Sam Miller is the former president of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and currently serves on the Board of Amrita in Phnom Penh. He served as a Center dance panelist and LOI panelist in 2013, Pew Fellowships evaluator in 2014, and Pew Fellowships Panel Chair in 2015.people-contentsam-miller