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MacDowell Colony announces diversity fellowship
MacDowell Colony announces diversity fellowship

The MacDowell Colony's chairman, Michael Chabon, announced a new literary fellowship Monday night designated to bring diverse voices to the artists' retreat. The new Charlotte Sheedy Fellowship is designated for writers "representing populations across racial and cultural boundaries." It is named for literary agent Charlotte Sheedy, whose clients included Audre Lorde and Marilyn French. Located in Peterborough, N.H., the MacDowell Colony has been hosting artists, performers and writers since 1907. At any given time, more than two dozen residents are working independently in their own fields during the day, coming together at night for dinner and conversation....

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