In May 2016, I received an email from a person in Belgium who had come across my work and Dickinson House. They were interested in the fact that since fall of 2014 we have run the house without any institutional or other support, getting by on very little and using our resources to make […]
Arra Lynn Ross is the author of Seedlip and Sweet Apple (Milkweed Editions) which follows the life of the 19 th century Shaker, Mother Ann Lee. Poems and essays have also appeared in The Iowa Review, Prairie Schooner, Hayden’s Ferry, Tupelo Quarterly, Alimentum, Spoon River Poetry Review, Yamassee, Linebreak, Verse Daily, and in the Academy […]
In 2017, two writers (poets, prose writers, playwrights, translators all eligible) will be invited to Dickinson House as fellows for two weeks each. Our past fellows have had some amazing things to say about staying here (here are Aria Aber’s words, and here are Natashia Deón’s), as have residents like Erin Kate Ryan, who was […]
July Westhale, who was in residence in September 2015, has lots of amazing things to say about Dickinson House in this episode of the Writing Postmasters Podcast. Give it a listen! Interested in being in residence or a 2017 fellow? Our 2017 fellowship deadline is September 15—residency applications are read on a rolling basis.
Thanks to the hard work of our juries, we will welcome two writers and one visual artist as fellows in 2016. We asked our 2016 fellows to introduce themselves and their work in their own words—so without further ado, please greet Kelly Sundberg, Jamie Kinroy, and Leila Chatti! Kelly Sundberg: “I am a doctoral candidate […]
We are now well into the second round of residents. The hot summer has been passed with excellent company—from Greece, the UK, the US, the Netherlands, and elsewhere—and every time residents have departed we’ve felt an unexpected sadness. Now the feeling of late summer is in the air—apple and pear trees are full of fruit, […]