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Kia Corthron

2014 Prizewinner Kia Corthron has just been awarded a $50,000 United States Artists Fellowship.

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Aminatta Forna

Aminatta Forna and E.C. Osondu talk with Lorraine Adams. Introduced by Philip Gourveitch.

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Jim Crace

We're also happy to see Jim's Windham-Campbell Prize mentioned in the article.

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Zadie Smith

Free and open to the public. Novelist Zadie Smith will give the keynote address called 'Why Write? Creativity and Refusal' and the eight winners of the Donald Windham-Sandy M. Campbell Literature Prizes will receive their awards from Yale President Peter Salovey.

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Congratulations to 2013 Drama Prize winner Tarell Alvin McCraney for being named a 2014 recipient of the Doris Duke Performing Artist Award. This is the third major award Tarell has taken home this year, following his selection as both a Windham-Campbell Prize winner and a MacCarthur Fellow.

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Watch live as Yale President Peter Salovey announces the 2014 Prizewinners in Drama, Nonfiction and Fiction. Friday, March 7 at 10 AM EST

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Jeremy Scahill

The film, “Dirty Wars: The World Is A Battlefield,” has received an official nomination for 2014 best documentary by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The film follows longtime Democracy Now! correspondent and investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill to Afghanistan, Somalia and Yemen as he chases down the hidden truths behind America’s expanding covert wars. It is directed by Richard Rowley.

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2013 Prize Ceremony

Yale confers the prizes on the winners of the 2013 Windham-Campbell Prizes

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2013 Prizewinners Reading

A video of the 2013 Prizewinners reading at the Yale Art Gallery

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Tarell Alvin McCraney

Congratulations to Tarell McCraney on being named a 2013 MacArthur Fellow. He told us that he found out just prior to arriving at Yale for the Windham-Campbell Prizes Festival and had to keep the news a secret throughout his visit. Read more about Tarell at the MacArthur Fellows website.

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