Professor Lyn Di Iorio Was Named a 2021 NYSCA/NYFA Fiction Fellow

Lyn Di Iorio

Professor Lyn Di Iorio (GC/City College, English) was named a 2021 New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA)/New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Artist Fellow in Fiction by NYFA. The fellowship is intended to fund an artist’s vision or voice, at all levels of their artistic development. The program makes unrestricted cash grants of $7,000 to artists working in 15 disciplines, recognizing five disciplines per year on a triennial basis. 
 
Di Iorio is a fiction writer and a scholar whose fiction has explored outsized female characters. Her novella Outside the Bones was a 2012 Foreword Review Book of the Year Silver Award winner, 2011 Latinidad List Best Debut Novel by a Latino/a Writer, and a John Gardner 2012 Fiction Prize Finalist, among other distinctions.

Submitted on: JUL 14, 2021

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