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Toni Morrison to Receive 2016 Edward MacDowell Medal

Nobel and Pulitzer winner joins venerated group of recipients and will be honored at free public event August 14. Peterborough, NH – April 7, 2016 – The MacDowell Colony will award novelist Toni Morrison its 57th Edward MacDowell Medal on Sunday, August 14. MacDowell, one of the nation’s leading contemporary arts centers…
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Director Peter Sellars to Introduce Toni Morrison to Medal Day Crowd August 14

Public invited to tour open studios at free event honoring Nobel Prize- and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Peterborough, NH – July 24, 2016 – Opera, theater, and festival director Peter Sellars will introduce Edward MacDowell Medalist Toni Morrison during a free public ceremony on Sunday, August 14, 2016 in Peterborough. Sellars, who has…
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Lincoln Financial and MacDowell Team Up to Engage Students With the Arts

Grant seeks to get more students involved in Medal Day honoring novelist Toni Morrison PETERBOROUGH, N.H., June 9, 2016 – Lincoln Financial Foundation has awarded The MacDowell Colony a grant to increase student participation in Medal Day, one of New Hampshire’s largest free public arts events, on August 14. With the…
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Toni Morrison Describes How She Began to Be a Writer

Transcript: The 57th Edward MacDowell Medalist explains the genesis of The Bluest Eye on August 14, 2016. Thank you. Well, I think I should go home. After Michael’s speech and Peter and Susan, it’s all been said. And they had suggested that I say a few words and I thought about…
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Peter Sellars Talks About the Triumph of Fine-Ness

Transcript: Introduction of Toni Morrison at The MacDowell Colony on Medal Day 2016 as a writer who says difficult things in the most beautiful sentences ever written. Hey fantastic people, nice to be here! Wow! Just a little warm in New England today, but OK, I’m sure some divine breeze…
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Journalism Initiative Support Makes Finding the Long Arcs Possible

Deep reporting in writer's project about U.S.-Canada border is one of 15 fellowships assisted by MacDowell long-form journalism push. Journalist Porter Fox arrived at The MacDowell Colony late last January armed with hundreds of stories and countless historical vignettes compiled for a book about the almost-4,000-mile line drawn between the…
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Finbarr O'Reilly Comes To the Art of Longform as Both Writer and Photojournalist

Photojournalist Finbarr O’Reilly was in residence at MacDowell this fall finishing the book Shooting Ghosts, a nonfiction account of the psychological costs of war and the relationship between individual trauma and society. His story is based on a friendship developed with his co-author, Sgt. Thomas James Brennan, during two separate…
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Shane Bauer Reflects on Long-Form Journalism and Having Time to Dig Deep

Journalist Shane Bauer came to The MacDowell Colony this summer to transform his recent blockbuster Mother Jones article into a book about the private prison system in the United States. Based on Bauer’s undercover reporting as a prison guard at the Winn Correctional Center in Louisiana, the story is an…
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Guggenheim Fellowships to 14 MacDowell Fellows

Filmmaker Akosua Adoma Owusu is among 14 MacDowell Fellows who’ve recently won 2015 Guggenheim Fellowships. A total 175 winners, from many different fields of study and achievements, were named on the basis of “prior achievement and exceptional promise.” This year’s winners were chosen from among more than 3,100 applicants. Owusu was…
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