Last winter, we gave our readers a window into the Stonecoast residency with a photo essay that sought to describe the experience via images. Now that the 2013 summer residency has come to a close, we’d like to do the same for our 10 memorable days together in Maine. Enjoy!
Faculty members Boman Desai, Aaron Hamburger, and Elizabeth Searle help make up the close-knit community of Stonecoast mentors and students.
Stonecoast faculty member Cait Johnson leads a discussion in the Stone House’s Harraseeket Hall.
Stonecoast students participate in workshop discussion outside the Stone House.
Mentor Suzanne Strempek Shea, a long-time member of the Stonecoast community, is adored by her students!
Stonecoast Artistic Director Annie Finch and faculty member Alexandra Oliver participate in a panel discussion with guest faculty Stephen Motika and Charles Altieri.
Stonecoast faculty member Breena Clarke offers her insight during one of the many lectures and presentations offered during the 10-day summer residency.
Stonecoast faculty Elizabeth Searle leads a workshop discussion in the Stone House library.
Guest faculty Nicholson Baker reads from his work at one of the evening readings; readings by faculty and guest faculty are open to the public during each residency.
Stonecoast faculty members relax and enjoy one another’s company outside the Stone House.
Stonecoast faculty member David Mura lectures during the panel, “What We Talk About When We Talk about Race.” Faculty members Boman Desai, Alexs Pate, and alumna Helen Peppe also participated on the panel.
Stonecoast student Karen Bovenmyer gives a graduate presentation on teaching writing in community settings.
During the summer residency, students enjoy the picturesque landscape surrounding the Stone House.
Stonecoast faculty and graduating students gather together for a group photo prior to the commencement ceremony.
photos courtesy of Helen Peppe www.helenpeppephotography.com