Past Residents

  • photo of John Keene
    John Keene, Writer, Summer 2016
    John Keene‘s Counternarratives (New Directions) was published in the spring of 2015, with a British edition appearing in 2016. He is also the author of Annotations (New Directions), the...
  • photo of Timothy Donnelly
    Timothy Donnelly, Poet, Summer 2016
    Timothy Donnelly is the author of Twenty-seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebenszeit (Grove, 2003) and The Cloud Corporation (Wave, 2010; Picador, 2011), winner of the 2012 Kingsley...
  • photo of Chad W. Post
    Chad W. Post, Writer, Spring 2016
    Chad W. Post is the publisher of Open Letter Books at the University of Rochester and the managing editor of the Three Percent website, which is home to the Three Percent Podcast,...
  • photo of Amitava Kumar
    Amitava Kumar, Writer, Spring 2016
    Amitava Kumar is a writer and journalist. He was born in India and grew up in the town of Patna, described by him as “famous for its corruption, crushing poverty and delicious mangoes.”...
  • photo of Randall Kenan
    Randall Kenan, Writer, Spring 2016
    Randall Kenan is the author of a novel, A Visitation of Spirits; two works of non-fiction, Walking on Water: Black American Lives at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century and The Fire This...
  • photo of Alexis Bonogosky
    Alexis Bonogosky, Activist, Writer, Spring 2016
    Alexis Bonogofsky is a fourth-generation Montanan, goat rancher, and hunter who lives and works along the Yellowstone River in southeastern Montana. For ten years as the manager of the...
  • photo of Dawn Lundy Martin
    Dawn Lundy Martin, Poet, Writer, Spring 2016
    Dawn Lundy Martin, essayist, poet, and conceptual artist, is author of A Gathering of Matter / A Matter of Gathering (2007); DISCIPLINE (Nightboat Books 2011), which was selected by Fanny...
  • photo of Hala Alyan
    Hala Alyan, Poet, Winter 2016
    Hala Alyan is a Palestinian American poet and clinical psychologist whose work has appeared in numerous journals including The Missouri Review, Prairie Schooner, and Columbia Poetry Review....
  • photo of Jamaica Kincaid
    Jamaica Kincaid, Writer, Winter 2016
    Jamaica Kincaid is an Antiguan-American novelist, essayist, gardener, and gardening writer. She has published five novels including most recently See Now Then (Farrar, Straus & Giroux,...
  • photo of Dobby Gibson
    Dobby Gibson, Poet, Winter 2016
    Dobby Gibson is the author of Polar, which won the Alice James Award, Skirmish (Graywolf), and It Becomes You (Graywolf), which was shortlisted for the Believer Poetry Award. All three...