Author Karen Russell Awarded MacArthur 'Genius Grant'
The MacArthur Foundation said that Russell’s “haunting yet comic tales blend fantastical elements with psychological realism and classic themes of transformation and redemption.”
We revisit our February conversation with Karen Russell about “Vampires in the Lemon Grove.”
- 2012 interview and excerpt of “Vampires in the Lemon Grove”
- 2011 interview and excerpt of “Swamplandia”
- Karen Russell, author and 2013 MacArthur Fellow.
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