Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – new media, Literature – nonfiction

Starlee Kine

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – new media, Literature – nonfiction
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2007, 2016, 2018

Starlee Kine is a writer and radio producer. She is the creator and host of the podcast “Mystery Show.” The show tackled (and solved) such age-old mysteries as; How Tall is Jake Gyllenhaal? and Why is Britney Spears Carrying My Book? Kine is also a former producer and longtime contributor to the public radio program “This American Life.” Her writing has been featured in The New York Times and her true stories about almost joining a cult and waiting for artist Marina Abramovic were told at the live storytelling event “The Moth.”


Phi Beta

Starlee Kine worked in the Phi Beta studio.

Funded by the Phi Beta Fraternity, a national professional fraternity of music and speech founded in 1912, Phi Beta Studio was built between 1929–1931 of granite quarried on the MacDowell grounds. The small studio is a simple in design, but displays a pleasing combination of materials with its granite walls and colorful slate roofing. Inside is…

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