Discipline: Literature – fiction

Sharon Bandy

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: Signal Mountain , TN
MacDowell fellowships: 2020

Sharon Bandy is a playwright and author whose work has been published in the anthology 8 10s @ 8. Her plays have had productions in California, Oregon, Virginia, Tennessee, and New York. Her short story, “Offender,” appeared in the publication, The Write Launch. At MacDowell, she worked on her novel, This Business, completing the middle section, and conducting research into the evolution of autism diagnoses, the Louisville Symphony, and the history of institutionalizing the mildly disabled. She hopes to complete her novel by next summer.

Portrait by Mattie Sienknecht



Sharon Bandy 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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