Stephanie McCurry (Heyman Fellow in 2019-2020) has been awarded The New York Public Library’s Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers Fellowship. At the Cullman Center, she will be working on a book about the post-Civil War United States that identifies the intimate as a domain of power that reframes the challenge of the era.
From the New York Public Library
The New York Public Library’s Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers has selected its 25th class of Fellows: 15 gifted academics, literary, translation, and visual artists. The Cullman Center is an international fellowship program open to people whose work will benefit directly from access to the collections at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building—including academics, independent scholars, novelists, playwrights, and poets.
Selected from a pool of 408 applicants from 51 countries, the members of the class of 2023 are:
- Academics Seth Anziska, Deborah Lutz, Stephanie McCurry, Sara McDougall, and Suleiman Osman
- Fiction writers Caoilinn Hughes, Amitava Kumar, and Catherine Lacey
- Nonfiction writers Jessica Bruder, Molly Crabapple, Lance Richardson, and Brenda Wineapple
- Poet Nicole Sealey
- Translator Yasmine Seale
- Visual Artist Accra Shepp
More information here.