Discipline: Literature

Nicholas Boggs

Discipline: Literature
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 2011, 2011, 2021

Nicholas Boggs began work on a literary biography of James Baldwin forthcoming from Farrar, Straus, and Giroux in the U.S., Bloomsbury UK, and Editions Seuil in France. Co-editor of a new edition of Baldwin's collaboration with French painter Yoran Cazac, Little Man, Little Man: A Story of Childhood (Duke, 2018), he teaches in the department of English at New York University. He continued work on his Baldwin biography while in residence in 2021.


Garland (formerly Baetz)

Nicholas Boggs 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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