Ethiopia born Writer Dinaw Mengestu was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2012. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.
|Photo: John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation|
Dinaw Mengestu received a B.A. (2000) from Georgetown University and an M.F.A. (2005) from Columbia University.
Congrats to Dinaw!