Amanda Fortini selected as a Shearing Fellow

Jul. 13, 2018

Amanda Fortini has been named a Shearing Fellow for the Black Mountain Institute for the 2018 - 2019 literary season.

Her work has been published in The New York TimesThe New YorkerRolling StoneThe New RepublicThe Paris ReviewThe Los Angeles Review of Books, and recently wrote a cover story for The California Sunday Magazine


Other fellowships and writers-in-residence announced include:

  • Hanif Abdurraqib, Shearing Fellow

  • Lesley Nneka Arimah, Shearing Fellow

  • Camille Bromley, Tran Thi Oanh Writer-in-Residence at The Juhl

  • Susana Ferreira, Saltman Fellow and writer-in-residence at the Pioneer

  • Sarah Marshall, writer-in-residence

  • Derek Palacio, Shearing Fellow

  • Sreshtha Sen, Saltman Fellow

  • Claire Vaye Watkins, Shearing Fellow. 

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