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Biography Fellow Channing Joseph Wins Whiting Creative Nonfiction Grant

 Channing Joseph was awarded a prestigious Whiting Creative Nonfiction Grant for his in-progress biography, House of Swann: Where Slaves Became Queens. The Whiting Creative Nonfiction Grant of $40,000 is awarded to writers in the process of completing a book of deeply researched and imaginatively composed nonfiction. House of Swann is the story of William Dorsey Swann, [...]

2019-11-13T21:29:04+00:00November 13th, 2019|Alumni, Center News, Events, Fellows and Fellowships|

The Five New Resident Fellows (and a Dissertation Fellow) for 2019 – 2020

On April 22, 2019, Executive Director Kai Bird announced the award of five resident fellowships, including the first Leon Levy/Alfred P. Sloan fellow for a biography on a figure from science for 2019-2020. Each resident fellow receives a $72,000 grant, research assistance, writing space and full access to research facilities.   David Greenberg, a Professor [...]

2019-05-24T16:10:20+00:00May 24th, 2019|Center News|

Jerry Brown and Miriam Pawel Event in the New York Times

On September 25, 2018, Leon Levy Center director Kai Bird joined Governor Jerry Brown and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Miriam Pawell at The Graduate Center for a discussion of Pawell's recent book "The Browns of California: The Family Dynasty That Transformed a State and Shaped a Nation." The event was covered in the New York Times. Read [...]

2018-10-01T19:30:18+00:00September 26th, 2018|Center News|

The Leon Levy Center at the National Book Fair, Sept 1

Executive Director Kai Bird will moderate a panel entitled "Spies & Biography" at the National Book Fair, which will be held in Washington, DC on Sept. 1. The panel is composed of eminent writers David Ignatius, Adam Sisman and Joseph Kanon. Kai Bird                         [...]

2018-08-06T19:32:07+00:00July 31st, 2018|Center News, Events|

Esther Allen, ’14 – ’15 Fellow, Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Esther Allen, Associate Professor of Modern Languages at Baruch College, CUNY, and Leon Levy Fellow in 2014 - 2015, has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in translation. Allen is co-editor of In Translation: Translators on their Work and What It Means, and she has translated works by Javier Marías, José Manuel Prieto, and many others. As a [...]

2018-07-05T13:20:18+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Alumni, Center News|