Discipline: Literature – fiction

James Yeh

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2011

James Yeh is a writer, journalist, and editor. His writing and other literary work appears in the New York Times, Harper's Magazine, Tin House, Playboy magazine, the Believer, and NOON. A graduate of the Columbia University MFA Program, he was an emerging writers fellow at the Center for Fiction in 2011 and a writer-in-residence at the Hub City Writers Project in 2014. He is a founding editor of Gigantic and former culture editor at VICE. A native of South Carolina, he now lives in Brooklyn, where he is at work on a novel.


Irving Fine

James Yeh worked in the Irving Fine studio.

Youngstown Studio was given to MacDowell by friends of Miss Myra McKeown in Youngstown, OH, where she promoted both art and music. It was renamed Irving Fine Studio in 1972 in honor of Irving Fine, a distinguished composer, conductor, and teacher who was a MacDowell Fellow during the 1940s and 1950s. The simple interior of the studio…

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