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 Joshua Beckman
    Joshua Beckman, Poet, Translator, Winter 2018
    Joshua Beckman was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He is the author of nine books, including The Inside of an Apple, Take It, Shake, Your Time Has Come, and two collaborations with Matthew...
  • photo of Vievee Francis
    Vievee Francis, Poet, Writer, Winter 2018
    Vievee Francis is the author of three books of poetry: Blue-Tail Fly (Wayne State University Press, 2006), Horse in the Dark (winner of the Cave Canem Northwestern University Poetry Prize...
  • photo of Adam Fitzgerald
    Adam Fitzgerald, Poet, Writer, Winter 2018
    Adam Fitzgerald is the author of two collections of poetry, The Late Parade and George Washington, both published by W. W. Norton’s historic Liveright imprint. He serves as poetry editor...
  • photo of Negar Azimi
    Negar Azimi, Writer, Fall 2017
    Negar Azimi is the Senior Editor of Bidoun, an award-winning magazine on the arts and culture of the Middle East and its diasporas. Her writing has appeared in Artforum, Frieze, Harper’s,...
  • photo of Matthieu Aikins
    Matthieu Aikins, Writer, Fall 2017
    Matthieu Aikins is a two-time finalist for the National Magazine Award in the Reporting category, and the winner of the 2014 Livingston Award. He received the 2013 Polk Award for magazine...
  • 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 Patrick Rosal
    Patrick Rosal, Poet, Summer 2017
    Patrick Rosal is author of four books, most recently, Brooklyn Antediluvian, which was a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Award in Poetry. His writing has appeared in The New York Times,...