Discipline: Literature – poetry

Ailish Hopper

Discipline: Literature – poetry
Region: Baltimore, MD
MacDowell Fellowships: 2013

Ailish Hopper worked on her first full-length collection of poems, Dark~Sky Society, and on poems for her next collection, Ultra Sound. Her previous manuscript, Bird in the Head, won the Center for Book Arts chapbook prize. Dark~Sky Society was published in 2014 by New Issues.



Ailish Hopper worked in the Veltin studio.

Veltin Studio was donated by alumni of the Veltin School, a school for girls in New York with a highly respected visual arts department. As the plaque just outside the entrance attests, this studio was used by poet Edwin Arlington Robinson during most of the 24 summers he spent at MacDowell. Perhaps most famously, Thornton Wilder put the finishing…

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