CUTTYHUNK ISLAND WRITERS' RESIDENCY
Karen Thompson
Walker
September 16 - 23
Fiction
Workshop Leader:
October 2 - 9
Poetry
Workshop Leader:
Chen Chen
2020 Fall Sessions!

 

Application Period: December 1 - March 1

New York Times Bestselling author Karen Thompson Walker will be teaching our Fall Fiction (September) Session, and Award-winning poet Chen Chen will be leading the Fall Poetry (October) Session!

Cynthia Zarin is teaching our Fall Poetry Session! She is the author of five books of poetry, most recently The Ada Poems (2010), and Orbit (2017). She is a staff writer at the The New Yorker and the Writing Concentration Coordinator at Yale.

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Pulitzer Prize Finalist Hernan Diaz teaching 2019 Spring Session

2018 WORKSHOP LEADERS:

National Book Award winner Julia Glass and Iowa Writers' Worksop instructor Ethan Canin

Jim Shepard will give a reading and Q&A during CIWR's June Session!

Pulitzer-Prize Winnng author Geraldine Brooks will give a reading during CIWR's September Session!

(photo credit: Randi Baird)

Wells Tower (Fall Session) and Margot Livesey (Summer Session) will be the 2017 workshop leaders. Wells Tower is the author of Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned. Margot Livesey is the author of seven novels and is on permanent faculty at the Iowa Writers' Workshop.

Anna Noyes, author of "Goodnight, Beautiful Women," will give a reading at Cuttyunk Island Writers' Residency 2017 Fall Session 

Emma Cline, New York Times bestselling author of "The Girls," will give a reading at Cuttyunk Island Writers' Residency 2017 Summer Session 

National Book Award winner Nathaniel Philibrick will give a reading and talk during the Fall 2017 Session!

Pulitzer Prize winner Paul Harding will give a reading and talk during our Summer 2017 Session!

Thrilled to announce that string band Lula Wiles will return for our 2017 residency! 

Award-winning chefs Didi Emmons and Odessa Piper will be cooking for the June 2017 session.

From our summer 2016 session:

Pulitzer-Prize winning author Paul Harding: the 2016 workshop leader and writer-in-residence.

Above: Photo by Ekko von Schwichow

Wonderful event on May 14th to fund the Scholarships. See photos on CIWR Facebook page

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