Amina Gautier

Amina
Gautier
Art Discipline: 
Writer

Location:

Chicago
IL
United States of America
Dates of Residence: 
Feb 3, 2014 to Feb 21, 2014
Apr 30, 2018 to Jun 15, 2018

Amina Gautier is the author of three short story collections: At-Risk, Now We Will Be Happy and The Loss of All Lost Things. At-Risk was awarded the Flannery O'Connor Award and the Eric Hoffer Legacy Award. Now We Will Be Happy was awarded the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Fiction, the International Latino Book Award, the Royal Palm Literary Award was a Finalist for the William Saroyan International Prize. The Loss of All Lost Things was awarded the Elixir Press Award in Fiction, the Phillis Wheatley Award, the Chicago Public Library's 21st Century Award, and was a Finalist for the Hurston/Wright Award, the Paterson Prize, and the John Gardner Award. Gautier has been the recipient of fellowships and grants from the American Antiquarian Society, the Camargo Foundation, the Chateau de Lavigny, Dora Maar House/Brown Foundation, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center, the MacDowell Colony, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Woodrow Wilson Foundation.