Discipline: Literature – poetry

D. Nurkse

Discipline: Literature – poetry
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2021

Dennis Nurkse worked on new poetry projects. His books include A Night in Brooklyn.

Studios

Wood

D. Nurkse worked in the Wood studio.

Wood Studio, given to the residency program by Mrs. Frederick Trevor Hill, was completed in 1913 in memory of Mrs. Hill’s mother, Helen Ogden Wood. Like Schelling Studio, the building is sided with large, overlapping pieces of hemlock bark. When the studio was renovated in 1995, MacDowell staff researched the origins of this unusual building material and…

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