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52-Title Donation Courtesy of Honor Moore and Board Member Peter Jachym

- April 17, 2017

Type: Artist News

Thanks to MacDowell Fellow Honor Moore (10x 77-17) for facilitating a recent donation of 52 Library of America volumes either written by Fellows, MacDowell Medalists, or edited by MacDowell Fellows. MacDowell Colony Board Member Peter Jachym generously made a gift to underwrite the donation for the Colony’s Savidge Library in Peterborough. In two photos above (click to see the second), Honor poses with the collection shelved, and Peter poses with the entire collection of books sent to us by the Library of America this past winter.

The collection includes volumes by James Baldwin, Willa Cather, Thornton Wilder, and Wendy Wasserstein. There are also many volumes by Edward MacDowell Medalists such as Philip Roth and John Updike, and poetry collections edited by numerous MacDowell Fellows. The addition fills many gaps in the library’s collection.