Discipline: Literature

Manil Suri

Discipline: Literature
Region: Silver Springs, MD
MacDowell fellowships: 1999, 2000, 2002, 2010, 2011
Manil Suri worked on his third novel, The City of Devi, a book on mathematics for nonmathematicians, and a memoir on growing up in Mumbai. His first novel, The Death of Vishnu, was a finalist for the PEN / Faulkner Award in 2002. In March 2015, he was appointed by The New York Times as a contributing opinion writer.

Studios

Garland (formerly Baetz)

Manil Suri worked in the Garland (formerly Baetz) studio.

Marian MacDowell and friends named this studio in memory of Anna Baetz, the nurse who helped care for Edward MacDowell in the waning years of his life. With generous support from the Garland family, the studio was renovated in 2013 and renamed the Peter and Mary Garland Studio. The inward opening diamond-pane windows were replaced in…

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