Packer, Goure­vitch re­ceiv­ing $40,000 writ­ing grants

The Telegram (St. John’s) - - ENTERTAINMENT -

NEW YORK — New Yorker staff writ­ers Philip Goure­vitch and Ge­orge Packer are among eight re­cip­i­ents of $40,000 grants to help with the com­ple­tion of non­fic­tion books.

Oth­ers be­ing given Whit­ing Cre­ative Non­fic­tion Grants in­clude poet-critic Meghan O’rourke, art critic and cu­ra­tor Michael Bren­son and au­thor and jour­nal­ist Jay Kirk. The awards were an­nounced Thurs­day by the Whit­ing Foun­da­tion.

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