Discipline: Literature – fiction

Niv Sekar

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 2022

Niv Sekar is a writer and artist interested in the boundary and the intersection of writing and drawing. Her work is occupied with movement and time, queerness, embodiment, and the speculative. She grew up in the South and now resides in New York, watching the winters get warmer.

While at MacDowell she worked on the first draft of a queer coming-of-age novel occupied with hauntings and families.



Niv Sekar worked in the Banks studio.

Banks, an ell on the north end of the Lodge dormitory, was first used as an artist’s studio in 1970. Since then, it has played host to an extraordinary list of writers. In all seasons, Fellows have enjoyed the pastoral view through the French doors facing a field extending to the north…

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