Discipline: Literature – nonfiction

Wil Hylton

Discipline: Literature – nonfiction
Region: Baltimore, MD
MacDowell Fellowships: 2017, 2018

Wil Hylton is a nonfiction writer. His articles and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, GQ, Rolling Stone, and many other magazines. He is author of the forthcoming book Call of Empire about the history of American imperialism, which he completed at MacDowell in 2017. At MacDowell in 2018, he completed a personal essay about gender identity that was published in The New York Times Magazine late that year.



Wil Hylton worked in the Chapman studio.

Chapman Studio was funded by Mrs. Alice Woodrough Chapman in memory of her husband, composer George Alexander Chapman. Symmetrically massed, the building is stuccoed on the exterior with a natural, unpainted cement. Its unusual half-timbered ornament consists of slender, knotty spruce poles painted a dark green color. A central, peak-roofed entrance porch appears on the north side…

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