We’re excited and proud to learn that Adam Kirsch, Tablet’s long-time contributing editor and literary critic, has been awarded the 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship for General Nonfiction.

Kirsch directs the Jewish Studies masters program at Columbia University, and has published several books, including three poetry collections and a biography for Nextbook’s Jewish Encounter Series about Benjamin DisraeliSince 2012, Kirsch has written Tablet’s weekly Talmud study, Daf Yomi

Here are a few of Kirsch’s more recent highlights featured in Tablet:

Herman Wouk, the American Jewish Writer Who Wrote Huge Best-Sellers and Wasn’t Especially Neurotic, January 7, 2016.

Amichai: the Tolerant Irony of Israel’s National Poet, December 21, 2015

Can American Jews Understand the Holocaust? November 30, 2015

Primo Levi’s Unlikely Suicide Haunts His Lasting Work, September 21, 2015

The Age of Bad Holocaust Novels, May 7, 2015

You can read Kirsch’s entire Tablet archive here.