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October 26, 2001

Suzan-Lori Parks '85 Receives MacArthur "Genius Grant"

Screenwriter and Obie Award-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks ’85 has received a prestigious MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, commonly known as a "genius grant." Parks is one of twenty-three recipients of this year’s fellowships. Each will receive $500,000 over five years of "no strings attached" support, announced the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Wednesday. To the College’s knowledge, Parks is the first MHC alumna to receive the award. Parks's biography>

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