Discipline: Literature – fiction

Casey Plett

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: Windsor, CANADA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2020

Casey Plett is the author of Little Fish and A Safe Girl to Love, both winners of a Lambda Literary Award. She is the co-editor of Meanwhile, Elsewhere: Science Fiction and Fantasy from Transgender Writers, and winner of a Stonewall Book Award. She has been published in The New York Times ArtsBeat, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, and The Walrus. She has been awarded the Amazon First Novel Award, the Firecracker Award for Fiction, and a Princeton Hodder Arts Fellowship.

During her residency at MacDowell, she worked on her short story collection A Dream of a Woman, completing a significant portion of the manuscript.

Read Casey's Why MacDowell NOW? essay



Casey Plett worked in the Barnard studio.

Originally built near MacDowell's Union Street entrance, the Barnard Studio — which was funded by Barnard College music students — was re-located to its current site in 1910. When the small structure was moved, its size was doubled with the addition of a second room. This remodeling, financed by Mrs. Thomas E. Emery of Cincinnati…

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