NWP Alum Catina Bacote Awarded 2021-22 Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship
Writer Catina Bacote, NWP 2014, has received a 2021-22 Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship from the Jerome Foundation. Fellowships are awarded to early-career artists based in Minnesota and New York City in the areas of dance, film/new media, literature, music, theater/performance/spoken word, and visual arts. Bacote is among ten recipients in the Literature category.
According to the Jerome Foundation, each award is $50,000 over two years ($25,000 per year), "in direct support to artists to create new work, advance artistic goals, and/or promote professional development."
Bacote is currently a professor at St. John's University.