Helen Schulman, professor of writing and chair of the MFA in Creative Writing fiction program, has been named a 2019 Guggenheim Fellow in Fiction.
The prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship, presented by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, is awarded to individuals who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.
Helen Schulman is the author of the novels Come With Me, This Beautiful Life, A Day At The Beach, P.S., The Revisionist and Out Of Time, and the short story collection Not A Free Show. P.S. was also made into a feature film starring Laura Linney and was written by Helen Schulman and Dylan Kidd. Schulman co-edited, along with Jill Bialosky, the anthology Wanting A Child. Her fiction and non-fiction have appeared in such places as Vanity Fair, Time, Vogue, GQ, The New York Times Book Review and The Paris Review.
A description of Helen's work in the context of the fellowship award is available on the Guggenheim Foundation's website.