Penn Creative Writing Lecturer Max Apple Wins Pew Fellowship

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Media Contact: | | October 8, 2010

PHILADELPHIA –- Writer Max Apple, a lecturer in creative writing at the University of Pennsylvania and longtime member of Penn’s Kelly Writers House community, has won a 2010 Pew Fellowship in the Arts.

He is among 12 Philadelphia-area artists awarded the $60,000 fellowships.

Apple has published three collections of stories, “The Oranging of America,” “Free Agents” and “The Jew of Home Depot”; two novels, “Zip “and “Propheteers”; and two books of non-fiction, “Roommates” and “I Love Gootie.” 

He has received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts and Guggenheim Foundation.

Additional information about the Pew Fellowships is available at