Daphne Palasi Andreades

Art Discipline: 
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Oct 1, 2018 to Oct 26, 2018

Daphne Palasi Andreades graduated with BA in English and Psychology from The City University of New York (CUNY), and will complete her MFA in Fiction at Columbia University in Fall 2018. Her work often explores diaspora, immigration, race and ethnicity, and the long-lasting impacts of colonialism and imperialism. During her residency, she will be working on various projects: her novella, Brown Girls, which follows a group of second-generation immigrant girls of color from Queens; her short story collection, Homeland; and lastly, new stories. She has won competitions judged by the authors Mary Gaitskill, Allegra Goodman, and Katherine Vaz, and her work has been published in Encounters and The Columbia Journal. In Summer 2018, she was awarded fellowships with the Edward F. Albee Foundation and Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing, where she received the Voices of Color scholarship.