Senior Fellow at the Attic Institute of Arts and Letters
Merridawn Duckler is a senior fellow at the Attic Institute, a prominent teacher of fiction and nonfiction, a member of the Attic Atheneum faculty, and a leading writing coach in the Individual Consult Group.
Merridawn has published fiction and nonfiction in Carolina Quarterly Main Street Rag, Isotope, Green Mountains Review, Night Train with work forthcoming in Contact Quarterly, Cerise, Brevity and a novel excerpt in the existential journal Fiddleblack.
She is a three-time winner of Professional Society of Journalists. She is an NEA awardee with work performed at the Red Cat at Disney Hall and reviewed in The Los Angeles Times and The New York Times. Her most recent play was performed in the Manhattan Shakespeare Projects New Playwright Festival. She was a non-fiction runner-up at Writers@Work.
Other fellowships include residencies at Yaddo, Centrum, Squaw Valley Writers Community, Summer Literary Seminar in St. Petersburg, Russia the Bertha Anolic Visual Arts Fellowship to Israel. A past moderator at the Continental Philosophy of Religion symposium at Syracuse University, she’s a forthcoming presenter on “New Jewish Icons” in Vancouver BC. A conceptual show on an essay by Walter Benjamin is forthcoming at Blackfish Gallery in Portland.
Merridawn is an Associate Editor at Narrative Magazine and represented by the Weingel-Fidel Agency, NY.