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 between 1929–1931 of granite quarried on the MacDowell grounds. The small studio is a simple in design, but displays a pleasing combination of materials with its granite walls and colorful slate roofing. Inside is…

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