Past Residents at MVWR
The Martha’s Vineyard Writers Residency is pleased to announce October 2009 residency participants:
Ellen Goldstein has published poems in Mid-American Review, Measure and Valparaiso Poetry Review. She has an MFA in Poetry from Emerson College in Boston. She is working on the final draft of her first poetry collection.
Cynthia Lowen is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, where she received an MFA in Creative Writing. She was a 2007/2008 fellowship recipient to the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA. She has received numerous prizes for her poetry including the 2008 Discovery/Boston Review Prize. Her work has appeared in Barrow Street and Black Warrior Review among other publications. She lives in New York City where she is a freelance writer.
Sweta Vikram has published a collection of poetry, Pabulum and her work has appeared in several literary journals. Currently, she is working on a collection of short stories set in India and the United States.
Gladys Swan has published two novels and six collections of short fiction. Her stories, poems and essays appear regularly in the Sewanee Review. She has been a resident at Yaddo, the Vermont Studio Center and Chateau de Lavigny.
Marie Myuyng-Ok Lee is the author of Somebody’s Daughter (2005), Booklist Best Book of the Year and WGBH summer reading pick, published most recently in TriQuarterly and Guernica. Marie also writes for Slate, the New York Times, and the Washington Post. She teaches creative writing at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.
Georgia Clark is an Australian fiction writer. Her current book series is called Tigerskins, Inc., is being published by Allen and Unwin in Australia. The books main characters serve as positive role models for young women. Georgia has also written and directed several short films.
Katherine Govier has authored 8 novels and 3 short story collections. Her current novel is set in the coal mining town of Canmore, Alberta. She has been a visiting lecturer in both Creative Writing and Magazine Journalism at York University, Ryerson Polytechnical University and The University of Leeds, England.
Dominque Paul is working on her second novel. Her first book, The Possibility of Fireflies was published by Simon & Schuster in 2006 and subsequently made into a film. This past July she attended the Taos Writers Conference.