Discipline: Literature – nonfiction

Gary Giddins

Discipline: Literature – nonfiction
Region: New York, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 1991, 2002, 2010, 2015

Gary Giddins worked on the second volume of a biography of Bing Crosby, Bing Crosby: A Pocketful of Dreams, which appeared in 2001. The third edition of his textbook Jazz was published in 2009.



Gary Giddins worked in the Banks studio.

Banks, an ell on the north end of the Lodge dormitory, was first used as an artist’s studio in 1970. Since then, it has played host to an extraordinary list of writers. In all seasons, Fellows have enjoyed the pastoral view through the French doors facing a field extending to the north…

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