Discipline: Literature – fiction

Andrew Sean Greer

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: San Francisco, CA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2001, 2003, 2005, 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. At MacDowell in 2018, he began Less Is Lost, 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, an ell on the north end of the Lodge dormitory, 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 facing a field extending to the north…

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