Discipline: Literature – fiction

James Yu

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: Los Angeles, CA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2016

James Yu worked on writing a novel set in Thailand, where he lived from 2010-2013 as a Princeton in Asia fellow.



James Yu worked in the Sprague-Smith studio.

In January of 1976, the original Sprague-Smith Studio — built in 1915–1916 and funded by music students of Mrs. Charles Sprague-Smith of the Veltin School — was destroyed by fire. Redesigned by William Gnade, Sr., a Peterborough builder, the fieldstone structure was rebuilt the same year from the foundation up, reusing the original fieldstone. A few…

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