Brooklyn writer named Moondancer Fellow at the Writers' Colony

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The Writers' Colony at Dairy Hollow has chosen Jenna Leigh Evans as the 2015 recipient of the Moondancer Fellowship. Jenna Leigh will be spending two weeks at the Colony working on her novel Storm Warning, about a community dealing with the immediate impacts of climate change on their rural landscape.

Jenna Leigh Evans's debut novel Prosperity was a finalist for the Eludia Award and a semifinalist for the Black Lawrence Press's Big Moose Prize. Other publications include Electric Literature, The Nervous Breakdown, The Toast, Autostraddle and the Billfold.

She is a LAMBDA Literary LGBT Emerging Voices fellow, an upcoming Vermont Studio Center and Osage Arts Community fellow, and a Barbara Deming Memorial grantee. Jenna Leigh lives in Brooklyn and her website is

The Moondancer Fellowship is awarded to an author writing in any genre about any aspect of nature and the outdoors. This fellowship provides for two weeks of free residency at The Writers' Colony at Dairy Hollow in the historic arts village of Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

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