Join us Tuesday, July 27th at the Castle for presentations by current Fellows Jennifer Grotz & Miya Masaoka.

Jennifer Grotz, (Writing, USA)
Jennifer Grotz is the author or translator of seven books of poetry and prose, most recently EVERYTHING I DON’T KNOW, the selected poems of Jerzy Ficowski (co-translated from the Polish with Piotr Sommer) and WINDOW LEFT OPEN. STILL FALLING, her fourth book of poems, is forthcoming from Graywolf Press. She teaches at the University of Rochester and directs the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conferences.

Miya Masaoka,(Music, USA) Miya Masaoka is a 2021 John Simon Guggenheim Foundation fellow. A composer and sound artist and musician, her work explores bodily perception of vibration, movement and time while foregrounding complex timbre relationships. She is the director of the Sound Art Program, a joint program with the Computer Music Center at Columbia University where she is an Associate Professor. Her work has been presented at the Venice Biennale, MoMA PS1. She was a 2019 Studio Artist for the Park Avenue Armory, and has received the Doris Duke Artist Award, a Fulbright, an Alpert Award, and an EMPAC Commission 2021.

Please RSVP to or by phone to 075.782.5228. We will close reservations after the first fifteen requests, and reservations, free, are mandatory in this period. We wish we could accommodate more people, but our safety and health protocols do not permit that at this time. Please remember to wear masks inside the Castle.

Welcome Cocktail at 6:00 PM
Presentations at 6:15 PM