Discipline: Literature – fiction

Rochelle Marrett

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: Detroit, MI
MacDowell fellowships: 2022

Rochelle Marrett is a Jamaican fiction writer and essayist. She was a Pen America Emerging Voices Fellow, a Kresge Foundation Gilda Awardee, and a Tin House Writer-in-Residence. Her fiction was short-listed for the 2022 Disquiet Fiction Prize and is forthcoming in Michigan Quarterly Review. Her most recent essay can be found in Three Fold Press. A graduate of The College of Wooster, she resides with her family in Metro Detroit. While in residence, she completed two short stories and worked on her debut novel.


New Jersey

Rochelle Marrett 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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