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NEA Announces Additional 2017 Grants to Benefit U.S. Arts Organizations June 23, 2017: Although the revered national organization has been under threat of extinction since the dawn of Trump’s presidency, the NEA announced a second round of 1,195 awards, totaling $84.06 million, [...] by

Hyperallergic Reports on Growing Support for the National Endowment for the Arts April 14, 2017: As you might have gathered from our recent posts about the National Endowment for the Art’s current limbo status, we’re following the headlines with bated breath hoping that the NEA [...] by

Saving the NEA, One Letter & Vigil at a Time March 10, 2017: The Chancellors of the Academy of the American Poets have published a letter expressing their support of federal funding for the arts and humanities, particularly for the NEA and the NEH (National [...] by

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