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Nearly 1,400 women have been awarded a Hedgebrook residency since the Writers in Residence program debuted in 1988. Ranging in age from 18 to 83, past residents have come to Hedgebrook from across the United States, and 20 other countries, representing a wide diversity of cultural histories, professional experiences, and writing genres.


Use the fields in the Alumnae Search engine below to learn more about the fascinating women who have come to Hedgebrook, or to find links to some of their publications.

Hedgebrook Library: See what books Hedgebrook alumnae have written during their time at Hedgebrook and beyond. This list is updated annually and represents the books sent to us by alumnae, housed in our on-site library.

If you are an alumnae looking for information about the Alumnae Return Stays, please click here to visit the program page.

Featured Alumnae
Kamy Wicoff Kamy Wicoff is the founder of She, an online community of women writers with more than..
Celeste Guzman Mendoza I am a Macondista, Hedgebrook resident, and co-founder of CantoMundo, a master writer's workshop ..
Amy Evans Amy Evans began writing for the stage full-time following the premiere of her award-winning first..
Ansel Elkins Ansel Elkins is an Alabama native who now resides in North Carolina. She earned a BA at Sarah Law..
Shimul Rahim Born in Bangladesh and raised in Honolulu, Hawai’i, I am a 20+year resident of the San Franciso..
Kathryn Hunt Kathryn Hunt lives in Port Townsend, Washington, on the coast of the Salish Sea. A collection of ..
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