Genius Grant


Gene Luen Yang Awarded 2016 MacArthur Fellows Genius Grant Worth $625000

Gene Luen Yang Awarded 2016 MacArthur Fellows Genius Grant, Worth $625,000

The MacArthur Foundation announced the 2016 MacArthur Fellows awards today, commonly known as the “genius grants”.And this year’s class includes comic book creator Gene Luen Yang of American Born Chinese, Boxers & Saints, Avatar:The Last Airbender and New Super-Man.He and  22 other Fellows will receive a no-strings-attached $625,000 grant each for their exceptional creativity and potential for[...]