Fellows Directory

Each fellow's institutional affiliation and position at the time of the fellowship is listed. Fellows may be sorted by last name, fellowship cycles, and fellowship. Over five hundred books by fellows are based on research conducted during AAS fellowships.

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Baron Fellows

Robert and Charlotte Baron Fellowships are for creative and performing artists and writers.

Name Headshot Residence Fellowship Date Project
Deborah Brevoort Deborah Brevoort playwright North Bergen, NJ Baron 2012 Research for a historical play about George and Martha Washington and the role of fashion in shaping American identity
Amy Brill Amy Brill. Photo Credit: Christina Paige writer Brooklyn, NY Baron 2005 Movement of the Stars: A fictional account of a female astronomer in the early 1800s Nantucket
Wendy Call Wendy Call non-fiction writer Seattle, WA Baron 2010 Series of literary essays about the grieving process
Martha Carlson-Bradley poet Hillsborough, NH Baron 2008 Begin with Trouble: A collection of poems inspired by the 1727 New England Primer
Matt Dellinger non-fiction writer and digital artist Brooklyn, NY Baron 2016 The Brooklyn 14th Regiment
Gino Dilorio playwright New York, NY Baron 2007 Research into life of Edmund Ross, southern politician who cast the deciding vote, insuring that President Andrew Johnson would be spared impeachment
Joanne Dobson writer Berkeley, CA Baron 2004 The Kashmiri Shawl: A historical novel set in New York City, 1860
Heidi Durrow fiction writer Los Angeles, CA Baron 2007 Research for novel about Miss Lala, famous strongwoman, circus aerialist and acrobat of the Victorian era
Maureen Fouratt and Mary Eileen Egan Headshot of Maureen Fouratt and Mary Eileen Egan creative writers Richmond, VA Baron 2022 Research for nonfiction picture book for school-aged children about the life and work of Ruth Henshaw Bascom, 19th-century folk artist
Diane Glancy Diane Glancy poet Shawnee Mission, KS Baron 2020 Quadrille: A poetry manuscript that explores the effect of Christianity on the Native American
Debra Gwartney non-fiction writer Oregon Baron 2008 I am a Stranger Here Myself: A memoir and history of Narcissa Prentiss Whitman and womanhood in the patriarchal American West
Lisa Hayes playwright Bowie, MD Baron 2011 Research on colonial America just before the Revolutionary War to be used in writing two museum theater plays for the Accokeek Foundation's Natonal Colonial Farm
Monique Celeste Hayes historical novelist Fort Washington, MD Baron 2023 Research for “Sally Forth,” on African-American experience during the American Revolution from the years 1771-1785
Charles Hirshberg writer New York, NY Baron 2005 Vistas of Destiny: Thomas Wentworth Higginson in Worcester
Honorée Fanonne Jeffers Honorée Fanonne Jeffers poet Norman, OK Baron 2009 Research for book of poems whose centerpiece is a series about Phillis Wheatley, which imagines her interior life
Emily Laurance musician, harpist Chapel Hill, NC Baron 2001 Sacred Music and Theatrical Songs in Early Nineteenth Century America
Eireann Lorsung headshot of Eireann Lorsung writer Farmington, ME Baron 2020 Non-fiction work that examines the history of gardens in Europe and the U.S.
Joann Mazzio writer Pinos Altos, NM Baron 2000 Fremont Expeditions in the 1840's
Laurie McCants Laurie McCants actor Bloomsburg, PA Baron 2019 Solo performance about Frances Slocum, who in 1778 was abducted by the Lenape at 5 years of age
TaraShea Nesbit writer Oxford, OH Baron 2018 Beheld: The story of the Mayflower pilgrims told through the eyes of two women, Alice Bradford, a puritan, and Eleanor Billington, an indentured servant
Leila Philip writer Woodstock, CT Baron 2018 Non-fiction book about the experiences of contemporary New England fur trappers, offering a compelling, if startling window through which to reconsider environmentalism
Melissa Range Melissa Range poet Columbia, MO Baron 2013 Poetry project about the abolitionist movement
Catherine Reid writer, essayist Asheville, NC Baron 2012 Research for extended work of creative nonfiction tentatively titled "13 Travels with William Bartram" on the life and writings of William Bartram (1739-1823).
Suzanne Rivecca fiction writer San Francisco, CA Baron 2010 Novel about Walt Whitman's sojourn by boat to New Orleans with his teenage brother, Jeff
David Roderick poet Berkeley, CA Baron 2003 Blue Colonial: A collection of poems on the cultural interaction between the colonists and the Wampanoag tribe in the early seventeenth-century
Erik Rodgers Erik Rodgers fiction writer Los Angeles, CA Baron 2017 Research for a novel entitled “The Broken World”
Margaret Rozga Margaret Rozga poet Milwaukee, WI Baron 2014 Pestiferous Questions: A collection of poems inspired by the life of Jessie Benton Fremont
Linwood Rumney Linwood Rumney poet Cincinnati, OH Baron 2017 Research for a collection of poems entitled “Discrepant Means”
Catherine Sasanov Photo Credit: Paul M. Miller poet Jamaica Plain, MA Baron 2016 Markd Y (Archives and Invocations)
Jeanne Schinto independent writer  Andover, MA Baron 2015 Research for 5-part series about the Walpole Society
Robert Shuster writer Westchester County, NY Baron 2006 The Indestructible Soldier: A non-fiction book on America's culture of war and the military in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
R. Sikoryak R. Sikoryak Cartoonist New York, NY Baron 2006 Comic strip adaptation of Moby Dick
Britta Sjogren filmmaker San Francisco, CA Baron 2003 A Chain of Windows
Sara Smith choreographer Greenfield, MA Baron 2015 Florence Rice Hitchcock and the Theory of The Soft Earth: A multimedia dance project
James Thomas Stevens James Thomas Stevens poet Fredonia, NY Baron 2004 Alphabets of Letters: A poem that explores propaganda found in Native American children's primers
Ginger Strand non-fiction writer New York, NY Baron 2006 Inventing Niagara: A non-fiction work on Niagara Falls
Darlene Taylor writer Howard University Baron 2022 Research for novel that follows the lives of two people fighting for freedom and trying to restore their lives after the Civil War
Tess Taylor Tess Taylor Poet El Cerrito, CA Baron 2006 Book of poems titled The Family Chest
Cam Terwilliger Cam Terwilliger fiction writer Somerville, MA Baron 2011 The Counterfeiter: A novel set in New York and Québec during the French and Indian War (1754–1763)
Lynn Thomson Lynn Thomson dramaturg, theater director New York, NY Baron 2013 The Time Traveler's Trip to Niagara Falls
Holly Wendt novelist Annville, PA Baron 2014 Holystone: A novel based on the early eighteenth century pirate Captain Samuel “Black Sam” Bellamy
Trudy Williams headshot of Trudy Williams playwright Leeds, MA Baron 2019 Complex Harmony: Music, Walt Whitman, and the Railroads
Lauren Yee playwright San Francisco, CA Baron 2009 interdisciplinary play exploring the concept of "performing racial identity in America"

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