Discipline: Literature – nonfiction

Brad Fox

Discipline: Literature – nonfiction
Region: New York, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 2022
More: bradfox.org

Brad Fox is a writer living in New York. He has worked as a researcher and story consultant for novelists and filmmakers, and he had an earlier career as a journalist and relief worker in the Balkans, Mexico, the Arab World, and Turkey. He will be a resident at Still Studio in Johannesburg, South Africa, this winter.

His stories, articles, and translations have appeared in The New Yorker, Guernica, Public Domain Review, and The Whitney Biennial. His novel, To Remain Nameless, was published by Rescue Press in 2020. He is at work on a series of essays about toxic legacies, race, ethics, and traditional medicine.

At MacDowell, Brad completed his forthcoming work of nonfiction, The Bathysphere Book, and did exploratory work on a new book of essays on housing injustice, toxic legacies, and American identity.



Brad Fox 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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