Past Residents

  • photo of Peter Reading
    Peter Reading, Poet, Spring 1999
    Peter Reading was born in Liverpool, England, in 1946 and studied painting at the Liverpool College of Art.  He was one of the most inventive and challenging poets in England. His language...
  • photo of Fred Sandback
    Fred Sandback, Artist, Spring 1999
    Delicate lines are seen in the work of Fred Sandback (1943–2003), whose minimalist sculptures outline planes and volumes in space by simply dissecting rooms with colored yarn. With...
  • photo of Barry Lopez
    Barry Lopez, Poet, Summer 1999
    Barry Lopez‘s books include the nonfiction works Arctic Dreams, which won the National Book Award, Of Wolves and Men, and Crossing Open Ground; and the fiction collections Winter Count,...
  • photo of Jean-Luc Mylayne
    Jean-Luc Mylayne, Artist, Summer 1999
    Jean-Luc Mylayne was born in Amiens, France in 1946. He has had major solo exhibitions at Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris and the Musée d’Art...
  • photo of Peter Sacks
    Peter Sacks, Poet, Summer 1999
    Peter Sacks‘s books of poetry include In These Mountains, Promised Lands, and the recent Natal Command. He is also the author of The English Elegy: Studies in Genre from Spenser to Yeats....
  • photo of Wallace Shawn
    Wallace Shawn, Writer, Winter 1999
    Wallace Shawn, playwright, actor, screenwriter, and essayist has said, “I don’t know about you, but I only have one life, and I don’t want to spend it in a sewer of injustice.” Best known...
  • photo of Kate Shepherd
    Kate Shepherd, Artist, Winter 1999
    Kate Shepherd was born in New York City in 1961. She graduated from Oberlin College in 1989, after intermittent studies at Atelier Lucio Loubet, in Paris. In 1992 she received her M.F.A....
  • photo of Killarney Clary
    Killarney Clary, Poet, Spring 1998
    Killarney Clary, who received the Lannan Literary Award for Poetry in 1992, has published two books of poetry, Who Whispered Near Me, which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, and By...