Discipline: Theatre – playwriting, Literature – fiction

Joseph Caldwell

Discipline: Theatre – playwriting, Literature – fiction
Region: New York, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1984, 1988, 2003, 2004, 2008

A playwright and novelist whose previous books include In Such Dark Places, The Deer at the River, Under the Dog Star, The Uncle from Rome, and Bread for the Baker's Child, Joseph Caldwell has been awarded the Rome Prize. He lives in New York City, where he has worked on The Pig Comes to Dinner and The Pig Goes to Hog Heaven (completed at MacDowell) and is now working on various “post-Pig” writing projects. He has been in residence 10 times.



Joseph Caldwell worked in the Mansfield studio.

The Helen Coolidge Mansfield Studio was donated by graduates of the Mansfield War Service Classes for Reconstruction Aides. Helen Mansfield helped found the New York MacDowell Club. The small, shingled frame structure with stone foundation was originally fronted on the west side by a neat white picket fence and gate, a garden, and a stone pathway…

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