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Agent: Claudia Ballard, WME


2013 Iowa Writers' Workshop, University of Iowa

2008 Cornell University, College of Architecture, Art, and Planning


Director, Cuttyhunk Island Writers' Residency (link)

Director and Curator, Dedee Shattuck Gallery


Award & Residencies 

Pushcart Prize winner for short story, The History of Sound, 2019

PEN America Best Debut Short Story award, 2017

Gates of the Arctic Artist-in-Residence, 2016 (Alaska) (link)

Bread Loaf Scholarship in Fiction, 2015

Verney Fellow, 2014, Nantucket Historical Association

Residency with Odd Nerdrum, Norway, 2009 - 2010

Teaching-Writing Fellow, Iowa Writers' Workshop, 2012-2013

Writing Fellow, The Vermont Studio Center, 2013

The Lighthouse Works Fellowship, Fishers Island, New York, 2013

Nonfiction Fellow, Tin House Writers' Workshop
Rocky Neck Artist Colony Residency, Gloucester, MA
The Michael Rapuano Memorial Award Cornell University


Selected Exhibitions

Steven Amedee Gallery, New York, NY

Sloane Merrill Gallery, Boston, MA

Graylock Gallery, Williamstown MA

Dedee Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA 

The Harrison Gallery, Williamstown, MA 

New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA


for Six Walks


Wednesday May 25

7pm ET
In person bookstore event
Twenty Stories in partnership with
GLOU bar
Providence, RI
In conversation with Jenny Slate

Thursday May 26
7pm ET
In person Event
In Conversation with Julia Glass
Fine Arts Work Center 
Provincetown, MA

Event information and Tickets HERE


JUNE 8th

7pm ET

In person bookstore event

Twenty Stories in partnership with

GLOU barProvidence, RI

In conversation with Jenny Slate


Thursday June 9

8pm ET


In Conversation with Thoreau Impersonator

Tuesday June 14

6pm ET

Gallery Show of Drawings + Reading

Deborah Burke Partners


Friday June 17
9am ET
In person event
Nantucket Book Festival
In Conversation with Nathaniel Philbrick 

Event information HERE

Sunday July 17
In person event
Summer Star Wildlife Sanctuary
Reading & Nature Walk
Boylston, MA

Sunday July 31
In person event
Henry L. Ferguson Museum
Fishers Island, NY


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