Discipline: Literature – fiction

Kim Coleman Foote

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2019
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Kim Coleman Foote, Brooklyn, NY, is a writer of fiction, creative nonfiction, and experimental prose whose work has appeared in The Missouri Review, Black Renaissance Noire, Crab Orchard Review,The Literary Review, and elsewhere. Kim has received writing fellowships from the Center for Fiction, NYFA, the Illinois Arts Council, the NEA Literature Fellowship in fiction and multiple residencies. She is working on a novel about the trans­-Atlantic slave trade and a story collection fictionalizing her family’s experience of the Great Migration from Alabama to New Jersey, where she grew up.



Kim Coleman Foote worked in the Wood studio.

Wood Studio, given to the residency program by Mrs. Frederick Trevor Hill, was completed in 1913 in memory of Mrs. Hill’s mother, Helen Ogden Wood. Like Schelling Studio, the building is sided with large, overlapping pieces of hemlock bark. When the studio was renovated in 1995, MacDowell staff researched the origins of this unusual building material and…

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