Discipline: Literature – nonfiction, Literature – poetry

Tess Taylor

Discipline: Literature – nonfiction, Literature – poetry
Region: El Cerrito, CA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2009, 2019

While in residence I worked on essays about poets and poetry-- for a collection tentatively entitled ARCHIVE DAYS: A LOVE STORY. I also finished copy edits for my third book of poems RIFT ZONE, which is due out in 2020. I also had wonderful daydreams and watched the lunar eclipse.



Tess Taylor worked in the Schelling studio.

Marian MacDowell funded construction of this studio the year that the organization was established and the first artists arrived for residency. It was called Bark Studio until 1933, when it was renamed in honor of Ernest Schelling, a composer, pianist, and orchestral leader who served as president of what was then called the Edward MacDowell…

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