Discipline: Literature – fiction

Andrew Sean Greer

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: San Francisco
MacDowell fellowships: 2001, 2003, 2005, 2011, 2006, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2018

Andrew Sean Greer is the author of six works of fiction, including the short story collection How It Was For Me and the novels The Path of Minor Planets, The Confessions of Max Tivoli, The Story of a Marriage, The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells, and most recently Less, which won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. He began a new novel at MacDowell, a comedy set on the road in America in the present day. He is the recipient of a 2018 Guggenheim Grant and lives in San Francisco.



Andrew Sean Greer worked in the Banks studio.

Banks was first used as an artist’s studio in 1970. Since then, it has played host to an extraordinary list of writers. In all seasons, Fellows have enjoyed the pastoral view through the French doors to the north. The studio’s high ceilings, massive fireplace, expansive work tables, and abundant natural light have made this a…

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