Discipline: Literature – fiction

LaToya Watkins

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: Dallas, TX
MacDowell fellowships: 2016, 2018, 2021

LaToya Watkins is a fiction writer from Texas. Her stories have appeared in The Sun, The Kenyon Review, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern and Ruminate Magazine. LaToya's work has been supported by Kimbilio Fiction Center, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Camargo Foundation, and Yaddo. She lives in Dallas. She has completed work on her novel, Perish and her story collection, Holler, Child, at MacDowell.


New Jersey

LaToya Watkins worked in the New Jersey studio.

The yellow clapboard New Jersey Studio, located on a grassy, sloping site, was funded by the New Jersey Federation of Women’s Clubs and built as an exact replica of Monday Music Studio (1913). The studio’s porch rests on fieldstone piers that increase in height as the ground slopes to the west. Like Monday Music Studio, New Jersey…

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