Discipline: Literature – poetry

Erin Lynch

Discipline: Literature – poetry
Region: Los Angeles, CA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2023

Erin Lynch is the author of Removal Acts, forthcoming from Graywolf Press. Her writing appears in New England Review, Gulf Coast, DIAGRAM, Best New Poets, and elsewhere. A winner of Narrative Magazine’s 30 Below Contest, she has been the recipient of an NEA Creative Writing Fellowship and a Hugo House Fellowship. Currently, she is a Ph.D. candidate in creative writing and literature at the University of Southern California.

At MacDowell, she worked on her second collection of poems.



Erin Lynch worked in the Veltin studio.

Veltin Studio was donated by alumni of the Veltin School, a school for girls in New York with a highly respected visual arts department. As the plaque just outside the entrance attests, this studio was used by poet Edwin Arlington Robinson during most of the 24 summers he spent at MacDowell. Perhaps most famously, Thornton Wilder put the finishing…

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