Octavia Butler Octavia Estelle Butler (June 22 1947  February 24 2006) was an American science fiction writer. A multiple recipient of both the Hugo and Nebula awards Butler was one of the best-known women in the field. In 1995 she became the first science fiction writer to receive the MacArthur Fellowship nicknamed the Genius Grant.  Life and education Butler was born and raised in Pasadena California. Since her father Laurice a shoeshiner died when she was a baby Butler was raised by her…

Octavia Butler Octavia Estelle Butler (June 22 1947 February 24 2006) was an American science fiction writer. A multiple recipient of both the Hugo and Nebula awards Butler was one of the best-known women in the field. In 1995 she became the first science fiction writer to receive the MacArthur Fellowship nicknamed the Genius Grant. Life and education Butler was born and raised in Pasadena California. Since her father Laurice a shoeshiner died when she was a baby Butler was raised by her…

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Schmidt-MacArthur Fellowship for Postgraduate Applicants in UK, 2014

Schmidt-MacArthur Fellowship for Postgraduate Applicants in UK, 2014

Miami playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney wins $625,000 MacArthur Fellowship

Miami playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney wins $625,000 MacArthur Fellowship

London Business School MBA Candidate Receives Schmidt MacArthur Fellowship

London Business School MBA Candidate Receives Schmidt MacArthur Fellowship

L.A. artist Mark Bradford wins MacArthur Fellowship

L.A. artist Mark Bradford wins MacArthur Fellowship

George Saunders' previous books include In Persuasion Nation and The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip. He won a MacArthur Fellowship in 2006.

George Saunders' previous books include In Persuasion Nation and The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip. He won a MacArthur Fellowship in 2006.

Sandra Cisneros novels include Caramelo and The House on Mango Street, is the recipient of numerous awards in recognition of her literary accomplishments, including the MacArthur Fellowship, two National Endowment of the Arts Fellowships for fiction and poetry, etc

Sandra Cisneros novels include Caramelo and The House on Mango Street, is the recipient of numerous awards in recognition of her literary accomplishments, including the MacArthur Fellowship, two National Endowment of the Arts Fellowships for fiction and poetry, etc

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MacArthur named its 2013 class of MacArthur Fellows, recognizing 24 exceptionally creative individuals with a track record of achievement and the potential for even more significant contributions in the future.  Fellows will each receive a no-strings-attached stipend of $625,000 (increased from $500,000) paid out over five years. Without stipulations or reporting requirements, the Fellowship provides maximum freedom for recipients to follow their own creative vision.

MacArthur named its 2013 class of MacArthur Fellows, recognizing 24 exceptionally creative individuals with a track record of achievement and the potential for even more significant contributions in the future. Fellows will each receive a no-strings-attached stipend of $625,000 (increased from $500,000) paid out over five years. Without stipulations or reporting requirements, the Fellowship provides maximum freedom for recipients to follow their own creative vision.

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