Discipline: Literature

Alice Elliott Dark

Discipline: Literature
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



Alice Elliott Dark worked in the Kirby studio.

Erected in memory of Sarah L. Kirby, who had left a bequest to MacDowell, this studio was the first — and remains the only — brick building on the grounds. Built by local mason Augustus Beaulieu, the load-bearing masonry walls rest on a fieldstone foundation. The design of the boxlike building is simple and compact…

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