Discipline: Literature – fiction

Alicia DeSantis

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2023

Alicia M. DeSantis is a Deputy Editor at The New York Times and holds a Ph.D. in English and American literature from Columbia University.

As a journalist, editor and writer, her work has been honored with an Emmy Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Punch Sulzberger Award as well as medals from the Malofiej Society, the Society of Publication Design and the Society of News Design, amongst others.

While at MacDowell, she wrote pages towards her first book of fiction.


New Jersey

Alicia DeSantis worked in the New Jersey studio.

The yellow clapboard New Jersey Studio, located on a grassy, sloping site, was funded by the New Jersey Federation of Women’s Clubs and built as an exact replica of Monday Music Studio (1913). The studio’s porch rests on fieldstone piers that increase in height as the ground slopes to the west. Like Monday Music Studio, New Jersey…

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