Yaddo Variations 2018

New York City, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Dallas, San Francisco Please join us for an extraordinary series of events celebrating our role as a provider of transformational space, time and community to thousands of visionary talents. Browse our menu, below, for details on our remarkable guests of honor and hosts, and reserve tickets to support Yaddo, as we prepare for our second century of service to the next generation of writers and artists. “At its best, [art] is the experience…

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Yaddo Presents: Sigrid Nunez

In concert with Northshire Bookstore, Yaddo is pleased to present Sigrid Nunez, whose new novel The Friendoffers an unsentimental portrayal of loss, the human-canine bond, and the healing power of literature. In The Friend, a writing professor loses her best friend to suicide and subsequently adopts his orphaned Great Dane. A self-described cat person, the narrator accepts the 180-pound dog in spite of her rent-stabilized lease, which prohibits the animal. Together, they grapple with overwhelming grief for the man who anchored their…

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