Discipline: Literature – fiction

Mahreen Sohail

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: Washington, D.C.
MacDowell Fellowships: 2022

Writer Mahreen Sohail’s fiction has appeared in Granta, Guernica, Kenyon Review, A Public Space, the Pushcart Prize Anthology, and elsewhere. She is a recipient of Fellowships from Hedgebrook and Yaddo, and was previously a Charles Pick South Asia Fellow at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK.

While at MacDowell she edited her novel and short story collection.



Mahreen Sohail worked in the Heyward studio.

The Lodge Annex, a wing on the west side of the men’s dormitory (The Lodge), was completed in 1926. Initially intended as an apartment for a caretaker, the space was soon repurposed as a live-in studio for writers. In recognition of a major endowment gift from the DuBose and Dorothy Heyward Foundation, Lodge Annex was…

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