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Uncommon Genius

How Great Ideas Are Born

Denise Shekerjian


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Drawing on interviews with 40 winners of the MacArthur Foundation Fellowship—the so-called "genius awards"—the insightful study throws fresh light on the creative process.

Penguin Books, 9780140109863, 272pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 1991

About the Author

Denise Shekerjian is a writer, author, and attorney. Shekerjian has published two nonfiction books and nearly a dozen literary essays. She also assists clients with memoirs, blogs, resumes, essays, grants, and other nonfiction material. Her writing specialties are the creative process, law, and politics. She has received two Pushcart Prize nominations, a New Jersey Council on the Arts award and was a Marshall Fellow in Civil Liberties. She holds an honorary doctorate in letters from the University of Vermont.