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Congratulations to Visual Arts Fellow Golnar Adili (2010-2011, 2011-2012) who has won this year's Pollock-Krasner award.
Golnar will also be having a two person show in the Craft and Folk Art Museum in LA called "Dispcaments: The craft practices of Golnar Adili and Samira Yamin" January 26-April 27. Opening reception Saturday, January 25 6-9pm.
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Poetry Fellow Sarah Rose Nordgren (2008-2009, 2011-2012) has been named the winner of the 2013 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize from the University of Pittsburgh Press for her debut collection, Best Bones, which will be published in fall of 2014
Sarah Rose Nordgren's poems have recently appeared, or are forthcoming, in several publications, including Agni, The Iowa Review, Pleiades, The Harvard Review, Ploughshares, The Literary Review, 32 Poems, and the Best New Poets anthology. She is also the winner of the 2012 James Wright Poetry Award from Mid-American Review and a two-time fellowship recipient from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Nordgren earned degrees from Sarah Lawrence College (B.A.) and the University of North Carolina-Greensboro (M.F.A), where she held the Fred Chappell Fellowship. (photo: Daniel Dyar)
COLETTE FU has been making pop-up books for the better part of five years. The Philadelphia-based artist brings her photography to life by adding traditional moveable book mechanisms like pull tabs, rotating disks and complicated folds. She’s made pop-ups about her travels, done work for commercial clients like Sephora and documented oddball places like the National Museum of Roller Skating in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Jacolby is a multimedia artist, born in Columbia, South Carolina. He received his MFA from the University of Pennsylvania, and his BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art. He's participated in residencies at Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture, Headlands Center for the Arts, and the Center for Photography at Woodstock. His work has been included in group exhibitions and performances at Exit Art, Rush Arts Gallery, The Kitchen, MoMA PS1, The Studio Museum of Harlem and the Smithsonian Institution. Jacolby is a recipient of the Van Lier Grant, the Experimental TV Center NYSCA Grant, and the Toby Devan Lewis Award.
Salvatore Scibona (Fiction Fellow 2001-2002, 2002-2003) is the winner of this year's Ellen Levine Award for his novel-in-progress Where In the World Is William Wurs?
We would like to congratulate Salvatore Scibona (fiction Fellow 2001-2002, 2002-2003) on winning this year's Ellen Levine Award for his novel-in-progress Where In the World Is William Wurs?
This award is sponsored by the New York Community Trust and the Ellen Levine Fund for Writers, and the manuscript was chosen by judges Joanna Scott, John Dufresne, and Peter Orner.
Amanda Coplin, author of The Orchardist and a Fine Arts Work Center Writing Fellow from 2008-2009, has just been awarded a 2013 Whiting Foundation Writers' Award in Fiction. She is also featured on the National Book Foundation's "5 Under 35" list of rising young fiction writers. read more...
Nicole Terez Dutton (Writing Fellow 2011-2012) is Mass Poetry's October Poet in the Spotlight.
Nicole Terez Dutton's work has appeared in Callaloo, Ploughshares, 32 Poems, Indiana Review and Salt Hill Journal. Nicole earned an MFA from Brown University and has received fellowships from the Frost Place, the Fine Arts Work Center, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Her collection of poems, If One Of Us Should Fall, was selected as the winner of the 2011 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. She lives in Somerville, Massachusetts and teaches in the Solstice Low-Residency MFA Program, as well as Boston University and Grub Street.
The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown is pleased to welcome it newest staff members, James Everett Stanley and Matthew Neill Null, who together will coordinate The Work Center’s renowned Fellowship program. James Stanley, Visual Arts Fellow 2002-2003, will work with the 10 incoming Visual Arts Fellows. And Matthew Neill Null, Writing Fellow 2011-2012, will work with this year’s 10 incoming Writing Fellows.
James Everett Stanley received his MFA in painting from Columbia University. A 2002-2003 Fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center, he is an alumnus of the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and was awarded a Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation Studio Program fellowship. His paintings and drawings have been shown widely, including solo and group exhibitions at Freight & Volume Gallery in New York, Fredric Snitzer Gallery in Miami, and Kinkead Contemporary in Los Angeles— where his 2011 solo show "Let It Burn" was cited by the Huffington Post as one of the Top 10 Painting Shows in the US.
Matthew Neill Null is a writer from West Virginia, a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and a winner of the O. Henry Award for the short story. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Oxford America, PEN / O.Henry Prize Stories, Ploughshares, American Short Fiction, West Branch, and Mississippi Review, among other journals. He has received writing fellowships from the Michener-Copernicus Society of America, the Fine Arts Work Center, the University of Iowa, and the Jentel Foundation.
Paul Harding, Pulitzer Prize-winner and Fine Arts Work Center Writing fellow 2000-01, just released his highly-anticipated new novel, Enon. The New Yorker writes, "His prose is steeped in a visionary, transcendentalist tradition that echoes Blake, Rilke, Emerson, and Thoreau, and makes for a darkly intoxicating read."
Paul Harding is also the author of the novel Tinkers, which won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. He has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and the PEN/Robert Bingham Fellowship for Writers. He has taught at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Harvard University, and Grinnell College.