Residents' Experiences

  • photo of Monique Truong
    Monique Truong, Writer, Fall 2001
    Monique Truong was born in Saigon in 1968 and moved to the United States at age six. She graduated from Yale University and the Columbia University School of Law, going on to specialize in...
  • photo of Dana Levin
    Dana Levin, Poet, Spring 2001
    Dana Levin grew up in the Mojave Desert in California and attended Pitzer College and the Graduate Creative Writing Program at New York University. Her first book, In the Surgical Theatre,...
  • photo of lê thi diem thúy
    lê thi diem thúy, Poet, Summer 2001
    Lê Thi Diem Thúy‘s prose and poetry have appeared in The Massachusetts Review, Harper’s Magazine, and The Best American Essays of 1997. Her solo performance work, Red Fiery Summer, and the...
  • photo of Caryl Phillips
    Caryl Phillips, Writer, Winter 2001
    Caryl Phillips was born in 1958 in St. Kitts, West Indies, and went with his family to England that same year. He was brought up in Leeds and educated at Oxford. He has written numerous...
  • photo of Judy Tuwaletstiwa
    Judy Tuwaletstiwa, Artist, Writer, Fall 2000
    Judy Tuwaletstiwa lives and works on the Hopi reservation in Kykotsmovi, Arizona. Her artwork has been shown in many solo and group exhibitions during the last 25 years. She has also taught...
  • photo of David Foster Wallace
    David Foster Wallace, Writer, Summer 2000
    David Foster Wallace (1962-2008) was one of the most acclaimed and influential American writers of his generation.  A gifted novelist, essayist and humorist, he is best known for his...