Discipline: Literature – fiction

Rebecca Handler

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: San Francisco, CA
MacDowell fellowships: 2022

Writer Rebecca Handler is the author of Edie Richter is Not Alone (Unnamed Press 2021) as well as several awarded short stories. She lives and works in San Francisco and blogs regularly on her website.

While at MacDowell, she worked on her second novel, a story about a woman whose life may or may not be a play. It takes place in 2016 in San Francisco over the course of one night.



Rebecca Handler 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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