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  • An old ice house at The MacDowell Colony has been converted into Heinz Studio, a space for sculptors and visual artists. (Photo by Victoria Sambunaris)

Gwarlingo’s Guide to Residency Programs

By |05.04.11|

 

What do Quentin Tarantino’s Resevoir Dogs, Michael Chabon’s The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, and the musical Grey Gardens have in common? All of these works were created during a residency at an artist retreat.*

Through the decades artist communities […]

  • An Early Draft of Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself"

Ten Rules for Writing Fiction

By |03.19.11|

The Guardian’s two-part series “Ten Rules for Writing Fiction” has been a popular topic of discussion in the writing community in recent weeks. The idea was inspired by Elmore Leonard’s “10 Rules of Writing,” which originally appeared in The New […]