Discipline: Literature – fiction

Michael Agresta

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: Austin, TX
MacDowell fellowships: Spring 2015

Michael Agresta has published fiction and non-fiction in The Atlantic, Slate, Wall Street Journal, Boston Review, Conjunctions, DIAGRAM, Salt Hill Journal, Painted Bride Quarterly, Cimarron Review, and others. He regularly covers culture and politics for The Texas Observer and writes an advice column for Austin Chronicle. His M.F.A. is from the Michener Center for Writers in Austin, Texas. He's working on a novel about contemporary ecological disaster and a short story collection about dream homes.


Monday Music

Michael Agresta worked in the Monday Music studio.

Given to the residency by the Monday Music Club of Orange, New Jersey, Monday Music Studio is sited next to an enormous boulder deposited by glaciers thousands of years ago. A small dormer once pierced the east slope of the roof, but after damage suffered in the 1938 hurricane, the roof was rebuilt without the dormer. The…

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