2014-15 Bennett Fellows
Harriet A. Washington
Shearing Fellow
Harriet A. Washington is an award-winning medical writer and journalist. Her book Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present won the National Book Critics Circle Nonfiction Award and the PEN/Oakland Award. In 2000, she received the Congressional Black Caucus Beacon of Light Award. She has also performed as an oboist and as a classical music announcer for PBS.
Péter Zilahy
BMI - Kluge Fellow at the Library of Congress
Born in Budapest, Hungary, Péter Zilahy is a novelist, poet, playwright, and journalist whose work often blends genres and combines art forms. His books include the poetry collection Statue Under a White Sheet Ready to Jump; a “dictionary novel” titled The Last Window Giraffe, which has been translated into twenty-two languages; Drei, a book of short prose; and the multi-genre work Three plus 1.
2015-16 Shearing Fellow Okey Ndibe
Application & Deadlines

The EXTENDED application deadline for the 2017-18 Bennet Fellowships is November 15, 2016. Mailed materials should postmarked by November 15.

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