VSC / National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Artist Opportunity Fellowships

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The National Endowment of the Arts continuously provides substantial funding to Vermont Studio Center’s fellowship programs and we are truly grateful for their ongoing support. At our June 15th, 2019 Fellowship Deadline, we are excited to offer two (2) four-week VSC / NEA Artist Opportunity Fellowships. Each awarded visual artist will receive a $1,000 stipend to help cover expenses associated with a residency (such as travel, childcare, or lost wages). Fellows will be chosen based on the merits of their work through a rigorous jury process. Eligibility for this award requires applicants to provide financial documentation demonstrating need. For more information about application details and eligibility requirements, visit www.vermontstudiocenter.org/fellowships.

The deadline to submit an application is Saturday, June 15th, 2019 at 11:59pm, Eastern.

 
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“During my time, I ran three different workshops, and developed ideas, props, and methods for many many more. I leave with a buzzing mind, a warmed heart, and confidence to continue this work. At the heart which is forming community. The workshops vary vastly but the grounding principle is creating intimacy, closeness and openness between participants.”

Julianna Johnston, VSC/NEA Fellow

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“I was fortunate to build strong relationships with writers and visual artists that motivated and challenged my studio practice. I would never experience a residency of this magnitude without the support of the NEA. Finding individuals invested in education and shared experience is inspiring and I hope to pay it forward.”

Eliseo Casiano, VSC/NEA Fellow

New James Merrill Poetry Fellowships

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Maverick Studio Building on the Gihon River, Matt Neckers ©2018

The late James Merrill was recognized as an esteemed poet of his time. Merrill was known for transforming autobiographical content into complex and sensitive meditations in his poetry. In honor of his legacy, we are pleased to offer three (3) James Merrill Poetry Fellowships at our June 15th, 2019 Fellowship Deadline, supported by the Hellen Plummer Charitable Foundation.

These merit-based fellowships will be awarded to extraordinary American poets with demonstrable need. Each of the Merrill Fellows will pursue their work in the James Merrill writing studio, established by the Hellen Plummer Foundation in 2008 and overlooking the Gihon River.  In addition, each fellow will receive a $500 stipend to help cover expenses associated with a residency (such as travel, childcare, or lost wages). Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need. For application details and eligibility requirements, visit www.vermontstudiocenter.org/fellowships.

The deadline to submit an application is Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 at 11:59pm, Eastern.


…the community of artists that I have met here will sustain me for years to come. These relationships have been forged through a diversity of shared culture and world views, a deep empathy and the will to change the world in a positive direction. I can’t imagine any other way we would have all met. This span of time and space, with the tranquil beauty of Vermont in the background, has allowed me to make the relationships that will hold me accountable to continue the evolution of my work.  –  Mike Soto , James Merrill Poetry Fellow

…the community of artists that I have met here will sustain me for years to come. These relationships have been forged through a diversity of shared culture and world views, a deep empathy and the will to change the world in a positive direction. I can’t imagine any other way we would have all met. This span of time and space, with the tranquil beauty of Vermont in the background, has allowed me to make the relationships that will hold me accountable to continue the evolution of my work.
Mike Soto, James Merrill Poetry Fellow

As a mother to three young children, it’s more than challenging to get the necessary blocks of time to delve into creative work effectively. This residency has been an absolute gift, a true blessing for my poet self.    My time at VSC has transformed me in ways that I have not anticipated. When I arrived, I had two projects in mind: to complete a full manuscript of poems and to work on a collection of essays in progress. What happened instead was that I was able to really explore the depths of water (no pun intended!) as metaphor for home, a subject that I often explore in my work, but not to this level.  -  Leslieann Hobayan , James Merrill Poetry Fellow

As a mother to three young children, it’s more than challenging to get the necessary blocks of time to delve into creative work effectively. This residency has been an absolute gift, a true blessing for my poet self.

My time at VSC has transformed me in ways that I have not anticipated. When I arrived, I had two projects in mind: to complete a full manuscript of poems and to work on a collection of essays in progress. What happened instead was that I was able to really explore the depths of water (no pun intended!) as metaphor for home, a subject that I often explore in my work, but not to this level.
- Leslieann Hobayan, James Merrill Poetry Fellow

35th Anniversary Vermont Alumnx* Exhibition

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Exhibition dates: Friday, April 19th - Friday, May 17th, 2019
Reception: Sunday, May 5th, 2019 1PM - 4PM (RSVP on Facebook)

We’re excited to announce the 35th Anniversary Vermont Alumnx* Exhibition! The show will be on view in both the Red Mill Gallery and in Gallery II located at the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT. We will host a reception during Vermont Artists Week Open Studios on Sunday, May 5th, 2019 from 1PM - 4PM.

Featured artists:
Barbara Ackerman
Mary Admasian
Deborah Barnwell
Kimberly Bombard
Irene Cole
Vanessa Compton
Thomas Condon
Nina Dubois
Leonard Duffy
Hasso Ewing
Robert Hitzig
Kristen L'Esperance
Jillian Lauren Lisitano


Brecca Loh
Kate Longmaid
Jill Madden
Marilyn Maddison
Taraneh Mosadegh
Rachel Portesi
Ron Prigat
Jim Robinson
Alyssa Schmidt
Kristen Mills
Susan Wilson
Julia Zanes
Mary Zompetti


The work in this exhibition was selected through an open call juried by Meg McDevitt and Andrea Pearlman. Three artists will be awarded the following:

One 2020 Vermont Artists Week Residency
Solo exhibition at VSC’s Red Mill Gallery, 2020 season
Solo exhibition at VSC’s Gallery II, 2020 season

Meg McDevitt works primarily with drawing and sculpture. She graduated from Cooper Union and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Meg teaches full time in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Vermont. She lives in Johnson and has an art studio in Eden, Vermont.

Andrea Pearlman is a painter and Johnson, VT resident. Her paintings are primarily based in abstraction. She studied painting Pratt Institute in NYC where she received her BFA. Andrea founded and ran the Studio Store from 1985 to 2014.

Image: Taraneh Mosadegh, untitled, acrylic on panel, 8” x 9.5”, 2019

*Alumnx is a gender-neutral term that embraces the full spectrum of gender identities within our community.


New School Arts Fellowships

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VSC's School Arts Program supports weekly hands-on arts instruction to over 200 low-income rural Johnson Elementary School students. Program Coordinator Arista Alanis ensures that JES students are exposed to VSC’s diverse creative community by inviting residents into the classroom to present their work and to offer hands-on instruction. JES students gain access to an international community of working artists from a wide range of backgrounds, traditions, and disciplines, and come to understand and appreciate art as both a viable vocation and an integral aspect of the human experience.

At our 2/15/19 deadline we are thrilled to offer four (4) eight-week  School Arts Fellowship awards. This opportunity is for socially-engaged teaching artists to  work with local K-6 students, high school, or tech center students (approximately 10 hours/week) in coordination with VSC’s school arts program. Each fellowship includes a $1,000 stipend to assist with project planning and materials, and $1,000 stipend to support the artist’s own work. Applicants must include a brief (250 words or less) project plan/concept and demonstrate experience in community arts and/or arts education. Awarded residencies must be scheduled during the regular school year (September-April). For application details and eligibility requirements, visit www.vermontstudiocenter.org/fellowships.

The deadline to submit an application is Friday, February 15th, 2019 at 11:59pm, Eastern.


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The opportunity to...teach talented students resulted in a two-month course in digital photography, encompassing photography assignments that encouraged students to think deeply about identity and community. I learned as much from them as they learned from me, as they taught me about the local Vermont community through their eyes, their photographs, and their stories. 

—Marilyn Montufar, School Arts Fellow

 

The fellowship allowed me to collaborate with Sabine Likhite, an art teacher at Lamoille Union High School, and share my experience and expertise as a sculptor with her enthusiastic students who live in rural northern Vermont. In addition to sharing my experience with Sabine’s bright students, the fellowship contributed to my personal and professional growth as an artist.

—Sean Yang, School Arts Fellow

 
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New Harpo Foundation Fellowships for Native American Artists

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The VSC/Harpo Foundation Fellowship was established in 2011 to support the development of Native American visual artists and foster intercultural dialogue. Each year, the Harpo Foundation supports two fellows and has so far funded fourteen (14) individual month-long VSC residencies. 

We're excited to continue this partnership by offering two (2) new VSC/Harpo Foundation Fellowships for Native American Artists at our 2/15/19 Fellowship Deadline. Each award includes a $500 travel stipend. These awards are for American Indian, Alaskan Native, and Native Hawaiian visual artists. For application details and eligibility requirements, visit www.vermontstudiocenter.org/fellowships.

The deadline to submit an application is Friday, February 15th, 2019 at 11:59pm, Eastern.


The VSC experience was important to me, not only being a place to focus, but was a unique experience where I was able to be a part of a diverse community. Spending time with a group of intellectuals from all different backgrounds gave me the ability to share and learn from each of them. I would not have been able to have this great experience without the fellowship, and I am grateful to the Harpo Foundation.

Ryan Flores, VSC/Harpo Foundation Fellow

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As an American Indian artist, I am constantly thinking about the link between my culture and my artwork. My work reflects on objects that relate to traditional and contemporary Mohawk culture and I often struggle with representation of an object—in particular, how much abstraction should be brought to the work. My time at the Vermont Studio Center has helped me explore that line and in turn, pushed my work conceptually. 

Margaret Jacobs, VSC/Harpo Foundation Fellow

 

My one-on-one talks with the visiting artists were helpful and enlightening.  Since I live in an isolated community, I know the opportunity to have nationally and internationally known artists come into my studio to speak with me personally about my work would not have occurred if not for the Harpo Foundation and VSC. 

Gerald Clarke, VSC/Harpo Foundation Fellow

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A Decade of Support for Women Writers at VSC

Pictured (clockwise from top left): Beth McCabe of The Rona Jaffe Foundation, Visiting Writer Ross Gay, VSC Rona Jaffe Fellow Chekwube Danladi, 2017-8 Writing Program Coordinator Andrea Martin, Writing Program Manager Jody Gladding, and VSC President Gary Clark

Pictured (clockwise from top left): Beth McCabe of The Rona Jaffe Foundation, Visiting Writer Ross Gay, VSC Rona Jaffe Fellow Chekwube Danladi, 2017-8 Writing Program Coordinator Andrea Martin, Writing Program Manager Jody Gladding, and VSC President Gary Clark

This summer marks the 10th anniversary of The Rona Jaffe Foundation’s transformational support of women writers at the Vermont Studio Center.

The collaboration began in 2008 with the Foundation’s gift to establish The Rona Jaffe Foundation Fellowship, a fully-funded one-month residency at VSC (including a generous stipend to offset costs such as travel, lost wages, child support) to be awarded annually to a promising emerging woman writer and to underwrite the finishing touches on the construction of the Maverick Writers Studios building. This support was vital to the successful expansion of VSC’s Writing Program at a crucial moment of growth and transition.  

Over the past 10 years, the depth and breadth of The Rona Jaffe Foundation’s support for women writers at VSC has continued to increase. In addition to their annual fellowship, they now underwrite 12 to 14 women Visiting Writers each year, who serve as mentors to our resident writers during their stay. The Foundation also provides general support to help offset the merit-based financial aid awards VSC offers to deserving women writers year-round.

This 10-year collaboration has impacted more than 100 hundred women writers directly, as well as hundreds of other resident writers and visual artists who share in and benefit from the essential cross-disciplinary exchange that takes place at VSC every month.

In addition to the astonishing impact the Foundation’s support has had on so many individual women writers, their long-term support has also provided continuity and stability to the VSC Writing Program overall. Over the past decade, The Rona Jaffe Foundation has provided an important platform for securing additional funding opportunities for writers with other partner organizations, international translation programs, fellowships in honor of distinguished writers, and more. The Writing Program is a central component of VSC's mission to nurture creative expression, and would not be as vibrant as it is today without the generous, timely, and continued support of The Rona Jaffe Foundation.

The Vermont Studio Center thanks The Rona Jaffe Foundation for their ongoing support, and celebrates the lasting impact this enduring relationship has had on the entire VSC community.

 

Applications are now open for our 2018 VSC Rona Jaffe Foundation Fellowship!

 

 

 

The Creative Access Residency Program Application is NOW OPEN!

This year’s 12 Creative Access Fellows will attend residencies at PLAYA, the Ragdale Foundation, the Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI), and the Vermont Studio Center (VSC).

The Creative Access Residencies Programfunded by the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation’s Creating Opportunity & Independence Project Grant, provides opportunities for artists and writers with spinal cord injury (SCI). This exciting residency fellowship program helps to further the creative careers of artists with SCI while championing accessibility and inclusiveness within the larger sector of artist communities/residencies.

Each Creative Access Fellowship includes a fully subsidized studio residency at one of four partner sites across the continental U.S.: PLAYA (Oregon), Ragdale (Illinois), SFAI (New Mexico), or VSC (Vermont); generous stipend support for each artist; and room, board, and travel stipend for a personal care assistant (PCA) if necessary. 

Applicants will need to submit a CV/resume, work samples, and a short description of their SCI and the impact it has had on their art process. All submissions will be juried by the consortium members. Application and selection for the Creative Access Residencies Program are managed by the Alliance of Artists Communities.

The deadline to submit an application is Friday, February 15th, 2019 at 11:59pm, Eastern.

VSC/VCFA Alumnx Exhibition Announcement

We are thrilled to announce the artists included in the 2018 Vermont Studio Center & Vermont College of Fine Arts Alumnx* Exhibition! 

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May 9th - June 1st, 2018
Opening Reception: Saturday, May 12th from 5PM - 7PM
45 College St. Montpelier, VT 05602
 

Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo
Caroline Burton
Renee Couture
Melissa Dadourian
Patricia Denys
Samantha M. Eckert
Austin Furtak-Cole
Rosa Naday Garmendia
Loc Huynh
Gracelee Lawrence
Judith G. Levy

 

*Alumnx is a gender-neutral term that embraces the full spectrum of gender identities within our community. 

The exhibition will be in the Alumni Hall Gallery on the Vermont College of Fine Arts campus, 45 College St. Montpelier, VT 05602. 

Gallery hours are Monday - Wednesday by appointment only, Thursday and Friday 10am - 4pm. The gallery will be closed Friday, May 25th and Monday, May 28th. If you would like to make an appointment to view the show outside of gallery hours, please contact Brittany M. Powell: brittany.powell@vcfa.edu and/or Thatiana Oliveira: Thatiana.Oliveira@vcfa.edu. The exhibition title is text compiled from lyrics and a screen play written by Efrim Manuel Menuck.


The Vermont Studio Center and Vermont College of Fine Arts are united in their belief that the arts are central to the human experience and have the ability not only to reflect reality but to also create it. For this show, alums of both institutions were invited to submit artwork that was created in response to our current contemporary political upheaval as an expression of the potential of creativity to shift  consciousness, because all progress and change has been achieved through a radical reimagining of what is and what could be. This show seeks to present a vision of a future that has yet to be determined, understood, or adopted by any position of power or control. The works presented were chosen by juror Meg Onli, Assistant Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania, who has this to say about her selection process:

Jurying is an imperfect process. It relies on gut reactions and quick decisions. Despite the complications that this structure may have, jurying often allows one to get an overview of a number of artistic practices in a rather brief period of time. I would like to extend my gratitude to all the artists that allowed me to “peek” inside their practice for a few moments. To aid in the selection you see before you, I regularly returned to a prompt provided to both the submitting artists and myself. I was particularly drawn to the following sentences: “All progress and change has been achieved through a radical reimagining of what is and what could be. We are seeking a vision of a future that has yet to be determined, understood, or adopted by any position of power or control.” The notion of “radical reimagining” is something I return to often within my work as a curator. I believe that art and the artists that make it can help guide us in imagining not just the future but also the possibility of multiple futures. Through artistic production, these futures are simultaneously projected forward while also looking to the past for models of alternative (re)imaginings. The works within this exhibition exist within this temporal nexus, a space that is capable of recouping the visions of the past for the possibility of radically alternative realities of our future.  
 
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About the Juror: Meg Onli is the Assistant Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania. Her recent exhibition Speech/Acts explores experimental black poetry and how the social and cultural constructs of language have shaped black American experiences. Prior to joining Institute of Contemporary Art she was the Program Coordinator at the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. While at the Graham Foundation she worked on the exhibitions Architecture of Independence: African Modernism and Barbara Kasten: Stages. In 2010 she created the website Black Visual Archive for which she was awarded a 2012 Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant. In 2014 she was the recipient of a research grant from the Graham Foundation for the collaborative project Remaking the Black Metropolis: Contemporary Art, Urbanity, and Blackness in America with curator Jamilee Polson Lacy. Onli holds a Master’s degree in art history from the Courtauld Institute of Art. Her writing has appeared in Art21, Daily Serving, and Art Papers.

OPEN CALL: Vermont Studio Center & Vermont College of Fine Arts Alumnx* Exhibition

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We are thrilled to invite all alums from the Vermont Studio Center and Vermont College of Fine Arts to an exhibition open call!  The VSC/VCFA Alum Open Call is an exciting exhibition opportunity to submit work for inclusion in a group show juried by Meg Onli, the Assistant Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania. The exhibition will run May 7th, 2018 - June 1st, 2018 in the Alumnx Hall at Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier, VT.  

Theme: The Vermont Studio Center and Vermont College of Fine Arts are united in their belief that the arts are central to the human experience and have the ability not only to reflect reality but to also create it. This call invites alums of both organizations to submit artwork in any media that was created in response to our current contemporary political upheaval. This may be articulated both literally or metaphorically as an expression of the potential of creativity to shift  consciousness. All progress and change has been achieved through a radical reimagining of what is and what could be. We are seeking a vision of a future that has yet to be determined, understood, or adopted by any position of power or control. 

The deadline to submit was Friday, March 23, 2018 at 11:59pm Eastern.
We look forward to reviewing your work! 


Eligibility: ALL alumnx* of the Vermont Studio Center and ALL graduates from Vermont College of Fine Arts are welcomed to submit work for consideration. *Alumnx is a gender-neutral term that embraces the full spectrum of gender identities within our community. 

Submission Requirements: Applications must be submitted online via SlideRoom: https://vcfa.slideroom.com/#/permalink/program/41591.  There is a $10 application fee which goes directly to the cost of the SlideRoom application. All media will be accepted and applicants can submit up to five work samples, a current CV and artist statement. Work must be completed within the last three (3) years. 

Exhibition Dates: May 7th, 2018 - June 1st, 2018. Opening Reception Saturday, May 12, 2018. 

Shipping and Insurance:  Accepted work must be shipped to VCFA with an arrival date no later than May 3, 2018. Artists are responsible for shipping work to and from the gallery as well as liability insurance, if your require it. VSC and VCFA will take the utmost care in the handling of your work, but will not be responsible for damages. Drop off arrangements can also be made. VSC/VCFA will take a 20% commission on any work that sells during the exhibition. VSC/VCFA reserves the right to decline work that does not reflect the digital submission.

Installation:  Work must arrive ready to be installed. For display purposes, VCFA can provide pedestals, basic digital equipment (TV, laptop, headphones), however, artists wishing to project their work will need to provide their own projection equipment. For more information and/or questions please contact:  Nicole Czapinski: nicole@vermontstudiocenter.org  or Brittany  M. Powell: brittany.powell@vcfa.edu


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About the Juror: Meg Onli is the Assistant Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania. Her recent exhibition Speech/Acts explores experimental black poetry and how the social and cultural constructs of language have shaped black American experiences. Prior to joining Institute of Contemporary Art she was the Program Coordinator at the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. While at the Graham Foundation she worked on the exhibitions Architecture of Independence: African Modernism and Barbara Kasten: Stages. In 2010 she created the website Black Visual Archive for which she was awarded a 2012 Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant. In 2014 she was the recipient of a research grant from the Graham Foundation for the collaborative project Remaking the Black Metropolis: Contemporary Art, Urbanity, and Blackness in America with curator Jamilee Polson Lacy. Onli holds a Master’s degree in art history from the Courtauld Institute of Art. Her writing has appeared in Art21, Daily Serving, and Art Papers.

New Windgate Fellowships for 3D Artists

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Since 2015,  the Windgate Charitable Foundation has funded sixteen month-long residency fellowships to exceptional visual artists working in traditional craft media. Over the past few years, we have been delighted to welcome these artists into our community and watch their work develop.

For our 2/15/19 Fellowship Deadline, we'll be offering four (4) new Windgate Fellowship awards to support visual artists working in clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood. To help offset the cost of attending a residency, each Windgate Fellowship includes a  generous stipend of $1,050. For application details and eligibility requirements, visit www.vermontstudiocenter.org/fellowships.

The deadline to submit an application is Friday, February 15th, 2019 at 11:59pm, Eastern.


Without this contrast of singular studio working and communal enrichment, I feel my time would not have been as fruitful. The funding of the Windgate Fellowship made all of this possible. I appreciate greatly having the opportunity to come to Johnson, VT to work, and I am returning to New York as a revived individual and artist.

Sarah Zapata, Windgate Fellow

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Aby Henry

This entire experience - and especially getting the Windgate Fellowship - felt like the validation of everything I have been working so incredibly hard to get for so so many years...Thank you so much for allowing me the opportunity to experience a moment like that and a place like this.


–Aby Henry, Windgate Fellow


Meet the New VSC Writing Program Team!

Left to right: Writing Program Coordinator Staff-Artist Andrea Martin and Writing Program Manager Jody Gladding

Left to right: Writing Program Coordinator Staff-Artist Andrea Martin and Writing Program Manager Jody Gladding

We're thrilled to introduce our new Writing Program Manager, Jody Gladding, along with Writing Program Coordinator Staff-Artist Andrea Martin. 

Here's a brief introduction from each of them, in their own words:

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I'm very happy to be returning to the Studio Center as head of the Writing Program.  I've been a Visiting Writer many times and bring to the VSC community my long experience as a poet and translator with four books of poems and thirty French translations, as well as fifteen years of teaching in the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Writing Program.  My special interests include translation, visual poetry, and environmental writing, and I'm excited about the possibilities VSC offers for them.  I live in East Calais, VT, along with a surprising number of other writers, barred owls, and moose.  

Andrea
I was a resident in October 2016 and felt like a month wasn't quite enough, so I'm delighted to be back for a full year as a staff-artist. I'm originally from Richmond, VA and spent several years working in children's book publishing before getting my MFA in Creative Writing at Vermont College of Fine Arts. I'm a poet and am especially interested in work that blends disciplines and makes no distinction between the critical and the creative. Besides the amazing community here, what gives me a ridiculous amount of joy at VSC is the bread...especially the lunch bread, which is warm, slightly toasty, and wholly perfect. 

We're incredibly grateful to have these talented women on the VSC team!

2017 VSC ALSCW Fellow: Sonya Larson  

Congratulations to Sonya Larson, winner of the 2017 VSC ALSCW Fellowship! Sonya will spend 4 weeks at VSC later this fall. 

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Sonya's short fiction and nonfiction has appeared or is forthcoming in The Best American Short Stories 2017American Short FictionThe American Literary ReviewPoets & Writers MagazineThe Writer's Chronicle, Audible.comWest Branch, Salamander, Memorious, Del Sol ReviewThe Red Mountain Review, and The Hub. She has received awards and honors from Best American Short Stories 2017 and 2015Glimmer TrainMeridianSalamander, the American Literary Review, the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is at work on a novel about a Chinese community living in rural Mississippi in the 1930s, which earned her an Emerging Artist Award from the St. Botolph Club Foundation. This is Sonya’s second fellowship to attend VSC; in 2016, she was awarded the Grace Paley Fiction Fellowship.

Sonya received her B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she served as editor of The Madison Review, and her MFA from the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.

VSC is delighted to continue our partnership with the ALSCW, whose mission is to "promote excellence in literary criticism and scholarship," and to "ensure that literature thrives in both scholarly and creative environments." The next VSC ALSCW fellowship will be offered at VSC's February 15, 2018 Fellowship Deadline.