Residents' Experiences

  • photo of John D'Agata
    John D'Agata, Writer, Fall 2010
    John D’Agata published his first book, Halls of Fame, a collection of lyric essays, in 2001 and Annie Dillard called it “A daring, utterly original book by a young writer of rare...
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    Michael Dickman, Poet, Summer 2010
    Michael Dickman‘s first book of poetry is The End of the West (2009) from Copper Canyon Press. He has received fellowships from the Michener Center for Writers in Austin, Texas, the Fine...
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    Mary Ruefle, Poet, Writer, Spring 2007
    Mary Ruefle has published ten books of poetry, including Selected Poems (Wave Books, 2010), winner of the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America; a book of prose...
  • photo of Benjamin Anastas
    Benjamin Anastas, Writer, Fall 2006
    Benjamin Anastas is the author of two novels, An Underachiever’s Diary (1998, Dial Press) and The Faithful Narrative of a Pastor’s Disappearance (FSG, 2001), which was named among the...
  • photo of Richard Powers
    Richard Powers, Writer, Spring 2005
    Richard Powers has said, “fiction can travel anywhere, and probably should.” He is the author of nine novels that explore connections among disparate disciplines such as photography,...
  • photo of Mary Crow
    Mary Crow, Poet, Fall 2004
    Poet Laureate of Colorado, Mary Crow is the author of nine books, five of her own poetry and four of translation.  Her books of poetry include I Have Tasted the Apple, Borders, and the...
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    Rikki Ducornet, Writer, Fall 2004
    Rikki Ducornet is the author of eight novels, three collections of short fiction, a book of essays, and five books of poetry. She has received the Bard College Arts and Letters Award, an...
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    Marilyn Chin, Poet, Winter 2003
    Marilyn Chin is the author of The Phoenix Gone, The Terrace Empty, winner of the PEN Josephine Miles Award; Dwarf Bamboo; and, most recently, Rhapsody in Plain Yellow. She is currently on...
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    C. D. Wright, Poet, Summer 2003
    C.D. Wright (1949-2016) could be described in many ways: she was an experimental writer, a Southern writer, and a socially committed writer, yet she continuously reinvented herself with...
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    William L. Fox, Poet, Writer, Winter 2002
    William L. Fox is the author of six nonfiction books on the cultural geography of the American Southwest, more than a dozen books of poetry, and is currently at work on a book about...