Laura van den Berg
Fellow: Awarded 2021
Field of Study: Fiction
Competition: US & Canada
Born and raised in Florida, Laura van den Berg is the author of five works of fiction, including The Third Hotel, a finalist for the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award, and I Hold a Wolf by the Ears, one of Time Magazine’s 10 Best Fiction Books of 2020. Laura is also the recipient of the Strauss Living Award and the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts & Letters, the Bard Fiction Prize, a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, a Civitella Ranieri Foundation Fellowship, and an O. Henry Award. You can learn more about Laura and her work at her website.
Photo Credit: Marco Giugliarelli for Civitella Ranieri Foundation