Discipline: Literature – nonfiction

Darcy Courteau

Discipline: Literature – nonfiction
Region: Washington, D.C.
MacDowell Fellowships: 2015

Darcy Courteau worked on Ozarkana, a book of literary reportage in which she returns to her birthplace, the deeply rural Ozark Mountains, and uses the tools of a journalist to better understand its people, including cattle ranchers, a Hmong farm family, and an undocumented Mexican immigrant going "back to the land."


Irving Fine

Darcy Courteau worked in the Irving Fine studio.

Youngstown Studio was given to MacDowell by friends of Miss Myra McKeown in Youngstown, OH, where she promoted both art and music. It was renamed Irving Fine Studio in 1972 in honor of Irving Fine, a distinguished composer, conductor, and teacher who was a MacDowell Fellow during the 1940s and 1950s. The simple interior of the studio…

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