Discipline: Literature – fiction

Robin Wasserman

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 2015

Robin Wasserman is the author of the novel GIRLS ON FIRE (Harper, spring 2016). Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Tin House, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and several short story anthologies. She is also the New York Times bestselling author of more than 10 novels for young adults and teaches in the low-residency M.F.A. program at Southern New Hampshire University.



Robin Wasserman worked in the MacDowell studio.

Built in 1912, Pine Studio was renamed MacDowell Studio in 1943 in recognition of support from a group of Edward MacDowell’s music students. It was built as a composers’ studio and the stuccoed walls were intended to be soundproof. Like many of the residency program's studios, MacDowell was winterized in the 1950s when the we began welcoming…

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