Past Residents

  • photo of Nick Flynn
    Nick Flynn, Poet, Writer, Winter 2018
    Nick Flynn has received fellowships and awards from, among other organizations, The Guggenheim Foundation, PEN, and The Library of Congress. Some of the venues his poems, essays, and...
  • photo of Cathy Park Hong
    Cathy Park Hong, Poet, Summer 2017
    Cathy Park Hong's first book, Translating Mo’um was published in 2002 by Hanging Loose Press. Her second collection, Dance Dance Revolution, was chosen for the Barnard Women Poets Prize and...
  • photo of Solmaz Sharif
    Solmaz Sharif, Poet, Summer 2017
    Solmaz Sharif has published poems in The New Republic, Poetry, Granta, and elsewhere. Her work has been recognized with a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award, a fellowship from the...
  • photo of Mitchell S. Jackson
    Mitchell S. Jackson, Writer, Summer 2017
    Mitchell S. Jackson’s debut novel The Residue Years was praised by publications including the New York Times, the Paris Review, and the Times of London. Jackson is the winner of a Whiting...
  • photo of Chinelo Okparanta
    Chinelo Okparanta, Writer, Spring 2017
    Chinelo Okparanta is the author of Under the Udala Trees (2015) and Happiness, Like Water (2013). One of Granta’s six New Voices for 2012, she was a finalist for the 2014 Rolex Mentor and...
  • photo of Emily Raboteau
    Emily Raboteau, Writer, Spring 2017
    Emily Raboteau is an essayist, memoirist, and novelist.  Her books include The Professor’s Daughter (Henry Holt) and Searching for Zion: The Quest for Home in the African Diaspora...
  • photo of Fady Joudah
    Fady Joudah, Poet, Spring 2017
    Fady Joudah is a practicing physician of internal medicine in Houston. He has three collections of poetry and four of poetry in translation from the Arabic. For his work he has received the...
  • photo of Kimberlé Crenshaw
    Kimberlé Crenshaw, Writer, Lawyer, Spring 2017
    Kimberlé Crenshaw, Professor of Law at UCLA and Columbia Law School, is a leading authority in Civil Rights, Black feminist legal theory, and race, racism and the law. Her work has been...
  • photo of Cedar Sigo
    Cedar Sigo, Poet, Spring 2017
    Cedar Sigo was raised on the Suquamish Reservation in the Pacific Northwest and studied at The Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at the Naropa Institute. He is the editor of There...
  • photo of Joan Kane
    Joan Kane, Poet, Spring 2017
    Joan Naviyuk Kane’s books include The Cormorant Hunter’s Wife, Hyperboreal, The Straits, and Milk Black Carbon, for which she has received a Whiting Award, the Donald Hall Prize, an...