Discipline: Literature – nonfiction

Isaac Oliver

Discipline: Literature – nonfiction
Region: New York
MacDowell fellowships: 2013

Isaac Oliver is an award-winning playwright, author, and performer. His debut collection of essays, Intimacy Idiot, was named one of NPR's Best Books of 2015, and has been released in hardcover, paperback, e-book, and audiobook. He is an artist in residence at Joe's Pub at the Public Theater, where he performs evenings of sit-down comedy. Additionally, he's a frequent contributor to The New York Times, and writes for HBO's "High Maintenance" and Netflix's "GLOW."

Studios

Monday Music

Isaac Oliver worked in the Monday Music studio.

Given to the residency by the Monday Music Club of Orange, New Jersey, Monday Music Studio is sited next to an enormous boulder deposited by glaciers thousands of years ago. A small dormer once pierced the east slope of the roof, but after damage suffered in the 1938 hurricane, the roof was rebuilt without the dormer. The…

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