Senior Fellow at the Attic Institute of Arts and Letters
A prose writer, playwright, poet, and artist, Merridawn Duckler is a senior fellow at the Attic Institute, a member of the Atheneum faculty, and a leader of the Individual Consult Group. Her recent work appears in: TAB: Journal of Poetry and Poetics, Fifth Wednesday Journal, Blast Furnace, Zone 3, The Psychoanalytic Review, The Offing, The Meadow, Rivet, Really System, Poetica and Defenestration. She was a finalist for the 2016 Sozoplo Fiction Fellowship. Her work has been performed at Red Cat at Disney Hall, as well as in other venues in Arizona, California, New York, Oregon, Washington and Valdez Alaska. Her verse play appeared in the Emerging Female Playwright Festival Manhattan Shakespeare Project. She is a member of the Blackfish Gallery collective. Fellowships and awards include Best Creative Non-Fiction Anthology and Pushcart nomination, winner Writers@Work, Yaddo, Squaw Valley, NEA, SLS in St. Petersburg, Russia, Southampton Poetry Conference with Billy Collins, and others. She is an editor at Narrative and the international philosophy journal Evental Aesthetics.