Discipline: Literature – fiction

Paul Dalla Rosa

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: North Melbourne, Vic., AUSTRALIA
MacDowell fellowships: 2022

Paul Dalla Rosa is a writer and the author of An Exciting and Vivid Inner Life. His stories have appeared in Granta, The Paris Review, McSweeney’s, Meanjin, and New York Tyrant. In 2019, his story, “Comme,” was shortlisted for the Sunday Times Story Prize.

While at MacDowell he worked on his debut novel.

Portrait by Alan Weedon


New Jersey

Paul Dalla Rosa worked in the New Jersey studio.

The yellow clapboard New Jersey Studio, located on a grassy, sloping site, was funded by the New Jersey Federation of Women’s Clubs and built as an exact replica of Monday Music Studio (1913). The studio’s porch rests on fieldstone piers that increase in height as the ground slopes to the west. Like Monday Music Studio, New Jersey…

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