Discipline: Literature

Bonnie ZoBell

Discipline: Literature
Region: San Diego, CA
MacDowell fellowships: 1996

Bonnie ZoBell has been a finalist for the James Jones First Novel Contest and the Nelson Algren Literary Award at the Chicago Tribune. Bonnie’s work has appeared in numerous publications, including The Potomac, Night Train, Blue Fifth Review, New Plains Review, PANK, and The Connotation Press. She has received fellowships at numerous residencies, such as Yaddo, MacDowell, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Dorland Mountain Arts Colony, Wurlitzer, and Villa Montalvo, and attended such conferences as the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Tin House Summer Workshop, and the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. After receiving an M.F.A. from Columbia, she has been teaching at San Diego Mesa College where she is a creative writing coordinator.



Bonnie ZoBell worked in the Heyward studio.

The Lodge Annex, a wing on the west side of the men’s dormitory (The Lodge), was completed in 1926. Initially intended as an apartment for a caretaker, the space was soon repurposed as a live-in studio for writers. In recognition of a major endowment gift from the Dubose and Dorothy Heyward Foundation, Lodge Annex was…

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