Discipline: Literature – fiction

Lucy Corin

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: Berkeley, CA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2023

Lucy Corin is the author of the novel The Swank Hotel (Graywolf), the story collection One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses (McSweeney's), and two other books of fiction. She is the recipient of an American Academy of Arts and Letters Rome Prize and a NEA literature fellowship.

At MacDowell, Corin began work on a novel, her fifth work of fiction. The proposal for this book was part of her application for a Guggenheim Fellowship, which she won in Spring, 2023.



Lucy Corin worked in the Schelling studio.

Marian MacDowell funded construction of this studio the year that the organization was established and the first artists arrived for residency. It was called Bark Studio until 1933, when it was renamed in honor of Ernest Schelling, a composer, pianist, and orchestral leader who served as president of what was then called the Edward MacDowell…

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