Fellow: Awarded 2021
Field of Study: General Nonfiction
Competition: US & Canada
William Giraldi is author of the novels Busy Monsters and Hold the Dark (now a Netflix film starring Jeffrey Wright and Alexander Skarsgard), the memoir The Hero's Body, and a collection of literary criticism, American Audacity: In Defense of Literary Daring. He is the recipient of an Artist Fellowship from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and is Master Lecturer in the Writing Program at Boston University.
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