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With Arts in State of Anxiety, Dana Gioia Insists Federal Government Support the NEA February 20, 2017: Dana Gioia gets straight to the point in an op-ed for the LA Times: “No American president — Republican or Democrat — has ever tried to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts. [...] by

NEA Announces 2017 Literary Translation Fellowships August 26, 2016: “The National Endowment for the Arts is recommending $325,000 in grants to 23 translators to support the new translation of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry from 13 different languages [...] by

National Endowment for the Arts Adds Great Reads to The Big Read July 14, 2016: The NEA has announced 13 additions to its literacy initiative The Big Read. The works chosen will hopefully speak to readers the initiative hasn’t already found, and broaden the perspective of [...] by

Thinking Around Watts, 50 Years Later August 14, 2015: Half a century after the Watts uprising, “we still haven’t learned,” says The New York Times. But in the wake of the 50th anniversary of Watts is some important [...] by

NEA Translation Fellowships Announced! August 4, 2015: The National Endowment for the Arts has announced its 2016 Literary Translation Fellowships, providing $275,000 “in recommended grants to 20 translators to support the new translation of [...] by

ON MY LOVE FOR THOSE WHO REFUSE SILENCE Part 2 April 24, 2015: Featuring Wo Chan, Sonia Guiñansaca, Janine Joseph and Javier Zamora– poets refusing to be silenced.  Homepage image courtesy of Julio Salgado: http://juliosalgado83.tumblr.com    Wo [...] by

Announcing the 2014 NEA Fellowships in Poetry December 3, 2014: The NEA Awards have been announced! This year’s $25,000 grants in Poetry go to: Sean Hill Fairbanks, AK Lynn Xu Laguna Niguel, CA Brandon Brown Oakland, CA Javier Zamora San Rafael, CA Ellen [...] by

NEA Announces Fellows for 2015 Literary Translation August 14, 2014: The NEA has announced their 2015 Literature Translation Fellows! Literary translators undertake the challenging task of bringing the authors who are renowned in their own countries to a new audience, [...] by

NEA Director of Literature Programs to Leave Post June 19, 2013: Mediabistro’s GalleyCat reports that Ira Silverberg, Director of Literature Programs for the NEA, will leave his position in July. He has been at the NEA since 2011. In his absence, Amy Stolls, [...] by

NEA Calls Out BlazeVOX Authors March 8, 2012: Wow. Remember the bananas that was the BlazeVOX scandal? First, down in flames for changing its funding model to include author contributions; then, up from ashes. Now it looks like those authors [...] by