Residencies, Workshops, Arts Education and Community in the house that Edna Built!
Rob Costello

writer — Ithaca, NY – Rob Costello writes fiction for and about young people. He holds an ... more »

Millay in Pictures

Want a pictorial glimpse into life at an artist colony? Check our Photo Gallery or Instagram for a visual feast!

Our Workshop Series: Retreats and Intensives

One spot left! Colleen Kinder leads Writing of Place Aug 30 – Sept 3. Click here to find out more.

The black raspberries are just beginning to ripen, the hummingbirds are buzzing the meadows, and the Black-eyed Susans are in full burst. Yes – it’s Summer at Millay! Our August residents have become a tight group, and we love to see the bonds and conversations that form each month. Every group is different, of course, but what remains constant is the Millay magic that casts its spell on the six or seven writers, visual artists… more »

July began with a bang up weekend filled with alums who scored lucky spots in our raffle to get out of dodge. We had a full house! The weather cooperated and the studios were buzzing with making. We love housing writers, artists, composers of all stripes and are so excited about our new alum weekends. Our Millay family grows every year, but we really do love to foster our relationships. Millay alum Claire Donato came… more »

June is blooming at Millay! Our fields are flourishing, yes, but so are our residents, upcoming parties, and workshops. First we want to congratulate Charif Shanahan on receiving the Cave Canem Residency for the second season this year. Recognizing the crucial need to proactively create spaces for African American poets, The Millay Colony has been proud to honor the amazing work Cave Canem does in the world with a dedicated residency for a CC poet every season. Charif… more »