Discipline: Literature – fiction

Camille Wanliss

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: New York, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2023

Camille Wanliss is a New York-based writer and the founder of Galleyway, an online platform that spotlights opportunities for writers of color. She is a 2022 Periplus Fellow and was selected for AWP’s Writer-to-Writer Mentorship Program (2021), the NYFA/DCLA City Artist Corp Grant (2021), and among the winners of the 2020 Pigeon Pages Essay Contest.

While at MacDowell, she worked on a historical novel about land and legacy set in 1960s Jamaica.


Phi Beta

Camille Wanliss worked in the Phi Beta studio.

Funded by the Phi Beta Fraternity, a national professional fraternity of music and speech founded in 1912, Phi Beta Studio was built from 1929–1931 of granite quarried on the MacDowell grounds. The small studio is very simple in design, but displays a pleasing combination of materials with its granite walls and colorful slate roofing. Inside is a…

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