Discipline: Literature – fiction

Seamus Scanlon

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: Forest Hills, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 2012

Seamus Scanlon is a writer of fiction and drama. He received an MFA in creative writing from City College and is a 2012 Center for Fiction Fellow. He's written a collection of stories, As Close As You'll Ever Be (Cairn Press, 2012) and his play Dancing At Lunacy premiered at New York's Cell Theater in March 2012.



Seamus Scanlon worked in the Star studio.

Funded by Alpha Chi Omega, a national fraternity founded in 1885, Star Studio — built in 1911–1912 — was the first studio given to the residency by an outside organization. To this day, Alpha Chi sorority pledges learn the story of Star Studio and its role in supporting American arts and letters. Beginning as a nicely proportioned…

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