Discipline: Literature – fiction

Alice Elliott Dark

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: Montclair, NJ
MacDowell Fellowships: 2014, 2021

Alice Elliott Dark worked on her fourth book of fiction, Fellowship Point, during her 2014 residency. It will appear from Scribner in July 2022. During a 2021 residency she worked on her next novel, Anne After Laird, and a hybrid project. Other works include In the Gloaming, Think of England, and Naked to the Waist. She teaches at Rutgers-Newark in English and MFA.

Portrait by James Leng


Van Zorn (formerly Kirby)

Alice Elliott Dark worked in the Van Zorn (formerly Kirby) studio.

Constructed thanks to a bequest from Sarah L. Kirby, Kirby Studio was the last new building to be erected during Mrs. MacDowell’s leadership (1907-1951). The load-bearing masonry walls were laid by local mason Augustus Beaulieu atop a fieldstone foundation. A 1995 renovation preserved the brick fireplace with wooden mantel and…

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