Discipline: Literature – nonfiction

Samhita Mukhopadhyay

Discipline: Literature – nonfiction
Region: Brewster, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2022

Samhita Mukhopadhyay is former executive editor of Teen Vogue. An award-winning writer, editor, and lecturer, Samhita formerly served as senior editorial director at Mic and executive editor of Feministing.com. She is the co-editor of Nasty Women: Feminism, Resistance and Revolution in Trump's America and the author of Outdated: Why Dating is Ruining Your Love Life. Her writing has appeared in The Atlantic, Vanity Fair, NBC, Allure, Jezebel, New York, Vogue, Vogue India, Al Jazeera, The Guardian, and The Nation.

While at MacDowell, Samhita worked on her third book, The Myth of Making It: A Workplace Reckoning, a reported memoir on the state of “girl boss” feminism and equality in the workplace.



Samhita Mukhopadhyay worked in the Mixter studio.

Built in 1927–1930, the Florence Kilpatrick Mixter Studio was funded by its namesake and designed by the architect F. Winsor, Jr., who also designed MacDowell's original Savidge Library in 1925. Mixter Studio, solidly built of yellow and grey-hued granite, once had sweeping views of Pack Monadnock to the east. The lush forest has now grown…

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