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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
Vicki Robin I write because I think, wonder and use my life as an experiment in discovering how to live with ..
Shimul Rahim Born in Bangladesh and raised in Honolulu, Hawai’i, I am a 20+year resident of the San Franciso..
Michelle Dicinoski Michelle Dicinoski's memoir Ghost Wife (Black Inc., 2013) examines same-sex marriage, belonging, ..
Kate E Thompson Kate E. Thompson, a Seattle author and decade long member of a NW group of writers, is a book art..
Minal Hajratwala Minal Hajratwala is a writing coach and the author of the award-winning nonfiction epic Leaving I..
Anastacia Tolbert ANASTACIA TOLBERT is a writer of poetry, prose, plays, and journalism. She is Cave Canem Fellow, ..
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