The third round of funding for the year will support 226 projects across the country.
He drew on his theological credentials in essays and memoirs, and his fiction, full of colorful characters, was admired for its elegance, wit and depth.
He was a first-time novelist whose tale of a manly vocation and family trauma broke publishing and then movie rights records when Robert Redford bought them.
After the attack, writers and world leaders hailed Rushdie as a symbol of free expression. But the battle lines around his novel “The Satanic Verses” were never cleanly drawn.
Madeline McIntosh argued that the publishing industry extends far beyond its biggest players, and that the government has focused on a tiny sliver of deals.
A debut novel views a middle-aged organic farmer through the eyes of a 21-year-old woman he preys upon.
However you classify them, these narratives combine intellectual rigor with an undeniably bingeable format.
But a spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry, in the first remarks from the government since the assault, said the prizewinning author had crossed “red lines.”
In a five-decade career that began with the coming-of-age novel “Riverfinger Women,” she was outspoken in her fiction, her poetry and her life.
In her new novel, “Complicit,” Winnie M Li explores the collateral damage of assault on both victims and witnesses.
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