Discipline: Literature – fiction, Literature – nonfiction

Ginger Strand

Discipline: Literature – fiction, Literature – nonfiction
Region: New York, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2005, 2006, 2008

Ginger Strand writes about a wide range of subjects, frequently focusing on the complicated relationships between people and nature, now and in the past. She is the author of Inventing Niagara: Beauty, Power and Lies, Killer on the Road: Violence and the American Interstate, and Flight, a novel. Her new book, The Brothers Vonnegut: Science and Fiction in the House of Magic, is forthcoming from FSG. Her essays have been published in many places, including Harper's, The Believer, Time, Tin House, The New England Review and Orion, where she is a contributing editor.



Ginger Strand 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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