Tag: UA's Manuel Muñoz wins MacArthur 'genius grant' for fiction writing

  • UA's Manuel Muñoz wins MacArthur 'genius grant' for fiction writing

    A College of Arizona professor of English has been tapped for the distinguished MacArthur Fellowship program — often called a “genius grant.” Manuel Muñoz was acknowledged for his fiction that depicts “with empathy and nuance the Mexican American communities of California’s Central Valley.” “He roots his tales within the panorama and tradition of his upbringing…