MacDowell Awards Winter-Spring Fellowships

The MacDowell Colony has awarded Fellowships to 87 artists from 21 states and seven countries. The incoming fellows reflect seven artistic disciplines and will arrive from locales as far apart as Poland, Mexico, Belgium, and Israel, as well as Tennesee, Washington, and Minnesota.

76% of the upcoming artists-in-residence are first-time fellowship awardees at MacDowell. The fellowships were awarded from a pool of 913 applications received by the most recent of MacDowell’s three annual deadlines. 

According to discipline, incoming fellows in the literary arts are:

Theatre artists: Madeleine George, Khawla Ibraheem, C.A. Johnson, Haruna Lee, Francisco Mendoza, Jay B. Muskett, and Stav Palti Negev.

Poets and writers: Toby Altman, Jasmine Amussen, Sharon Bandy, Georgina Beaty, Anna Bikont, Marianne Boruch, Gabriella Burnham, Samantha Cohen, Cheryl Collins Isaac, Carina del Valle Schorske, Susana Ferreira, Robert Glick, Kevin Gonzalez, Jacob Guajardo, Camille Guthrie, Jennifer Haigh, Jasmyne Hammonds, Ruth Ellen Kocher, Tracie McMillan, Michael Meyer, Katie Moulton, Sawako Nakayasu, Jennifer Neal, Dennis Nurkse, Abbey Mei Otis, Susan Blackwell Ramsey, Anne Ray, Tanya Rey, Moriel Rothman-Zecher, Raquel Salas Rivera, Nay Saysourinho, Charif Shanahan, Brenda Shaughnessy, Justin Taylor, Wei Tchou, Beth Underdown, and Joyce Zonana.

The MacDowell Colony awards more than 300 fellowships each year. Check our web site for the next application deadline.

Image caption: Incoming artists (clockwise from top l.) include playwright Madeleine George, composer Mike Holober, poet Ruth Ellen Kocher, playwright Haruna Lee, poet Dennis Nurkse, poet Charif Shanahan, visual artist Ellen Lesperance, and writer Joyce Zonana.

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