2016 Bread Loaf Bakeless Camargo Fellows

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Hugh Coyle’s publications include the Boston ReviewNew England Review, Green Mountains Review, Scribner’s American Writers, and Christopher Street, among others. An MFA graduate of the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he has received a Pushcart Prize, a Heekin award, and a grant from the Vermont Arts Council. An excerpt from his current project, the historical novel Peace at Last, will be published in the Ploughshares “Solos” series. Building upon his international research, Hugh recently presented a lecture at the Peace Palace in The Hague on the role of empathy in shaping the 19th-century pacifist movement.

crotty.jpg Marian Crotty’s writing has appeared in journals   such as the New England Review, Southern Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, and Gettysburg Review. She is the recipient of scholarships from the Bread Loaf and Sewanee writers’ conferences, a Yaddo Artists’ residency, and a Fulbright research grant to the United Arab Emirates. She is an assistant professor of writing at Loyola University, Maryland and an assistant editor at The Common. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland.
feldman.jpg Chanda Feldman’s poems have appeared in Cincinnati Review, Ecotone, Prairie Schooner, Southern Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, and elsewhere.  A former Wallace E. Stegner Fellow in poetry at Stanford University, she is also a recipient of fellowships and support from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Cave Canem, Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, the MacDowell Colony, and the National Endowment for the Arts.  She is originally from Tennessee, and earned a BA from the University of Chicago and an MFA from Cornell University. 
Iromuanya.jpg Julie Iromuanya is the author of Mr. and Mrs. Doctor (Coffee House Press, 2015), a finalist for the 2016 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction and the 2015 National Book Critics' Circle John Leonard Debut Fiction Award. She earned her BA at the University of Central Florida and her MA and PhD at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  She was the inaugural Herbert W. Martin Fellow at the University of Dayton and has received fellowships or scholarships from the Bread Loaf and Sewanee writers’ conferences, and Vermont Studio Center. Iromuanya teaches in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Arizona. 
Little.jpg Margaree Little’s first book, Rest, is forthcoming from Four Way Books.  Her poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, New England Review, Missouri Review, and Southern Review.  Her criticism appears or is forthcoming in American Poetry Review and Kenyon Review Online.  She is a 2016-2018 Kenyon Review Fellow, and the recipient of awards and scholarships from the Rona Jaffe Foundation, the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.  At Camargo, she will be working on her second manuscript.
mak.jpg Josh Mak is at work on a collection of short stories titled, The Overachiever’s Guide to Phantom Racing. He has received a work-study scholarship from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, residencies from Ledig House and the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, and an MFA in Fiction from the University of Oregon. His work appears or is forthcoming in The Offing, Hyphen Magazine, and Flavorwire.
rivkin.jpg Joshua Rivkin's poems and essays have appeared in the New Yorker, Virginia Quarterly Review, Slate, Best New Poets, and elsewhere. He has received a winter fellowship from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, a Stegner Fellowship in poetry from Stanford, a work-study scholarship from the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, and a Fulbright Fellowship to Italy. He is currently working on a nonfiction book about the life and art of Cy Twombly. www.joshuarivkin.com
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Anjali Vaidya presently works as a science and environmental writer out of Bangalore, India and Southern California. In the past, she has also been a web designer for an environmentalist NGO, counted many thousands of tiny flies for a master's degree in biology, edited the literary works of scientific researchers, and invaded bureaucratic archives to learn more about India's wildlife history. Her nonfiction and fiction alike tend to deal with urban spaces, paradoxes of nationalism and many-cultured identities, and humanity's troubled relationship with the natural environment. She has written for publications including IndiaBioscience, The Wire, The Caravan, Tehelka, Public Books, BOOM California, and the LA Review of Books. She spends a good deal of her time watching traffic.

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