Topics » Arts & Culture   Oct. 2, 2012

Writers, Photographers, Filmmakers Among 2012 MacArthur Fellows

Dinaw Mengestu, Writer

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Natalia Almada, FilmmakerUta Barth, PhotographerClaire Chase, Art EntrepreneurJunot Diaz, WriterAn-My Le, PhotographerDinaw Mengestu, WriterDylan Penningroth, HistorianLaura PoitrasBenoit Rolland, Bow MakerChris Thile, Mandolinist

Dinaw Mengestu, Writer

"Writer enriching understanding of the little-explored world of the African diaspora in America in tales distilled from the experience of immigrants whose memories are seared by escape from violence in their homelands." -- MacArthur Foundation

Photo Essay

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