Discipline: Literature – fiction

Alanna Schubach

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2021

Alanna Schubach's debut novel, The Nobodies, was published by Blackstone on June 21, 2022. Her short fiction has appeared in Shenandoah, the Sewanee Review, the Massachusetts Review, Electric Literature, and more. She was an Emerging Writer Fellow with the Center for Fiction and a Fellow in Fiction with the New York Foundation for the Arts. She earned an M.F.A. in fiction from Sarah Lawrence College. She lives in New York, where she works as a freelance journalist and writing teacher.

Portrait by Zoe Fisher


Phi Beta

Alanna Schubach worked in the Phi Beta studio.

Funded by the Phi Beta Fraternity, a national professional fraternity of music and speech founded in 1912, Phi Beta Studio was built between 1929–1931 of granite quarried on the MacDowell grounds. The small studio is a simple in design, but displays a pleasing combination of materials with its granite walls and colorful slate roofing. Inside is…

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