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Writers Work in Mobile Studios at This Incredible Residency in Massachusetts


"It's a wonderful, quixotic, beautiful project."   —Joseph Thompson, Director, MASS MoCA

Writers' Residency in Pittsfield Searches for New Fellows

WAMC Northeast Public Radio


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During weekday museum hours from September 1 to November 26 2017, the studios are free to use and open to the public.


In digital age, tiny studios offer writers solitude—and ties to a literary past

The Boston Globe


Downtown Pittsfield


Writers Reinvigorating Pittsfield's Rich Literary History

WAMC Northeast Public Radio


An architecture of the imagination: In Mastheads studios, new building material shapes creative environment

The Berkshire Eagle

Tessa Kelly's "Defamiliarize the Familiar" in Five Millennials Give Their Take on Navigating the Berkshire Economy: The Berkshire Eagle

Success! Thanks to our wonderful supporters and sponsors, we earned a $50,000 match from MassDevelopment to get the studios built. We couldn't be more grateful.

Big Steps Ahead for Mastheads Writers Studios: The Berkshire Eagle

Pittsfield Writers Residency Mixes Art, Architecture: iBerkshires

An Interview with architects Chris Parkinson and Tessa Kelly, of THE MASTHEADS: The Poetry Society of America

Pittsfield: Mastheads Writers’ Residency Accepting Applications; Crowdfunding Campaign Launched: The Berkshire Eagle

‘Mastheads’ Project Takes a Creative Look at Literary Heritage: Berkshire Trade and Commerce, pp. 4-7

Pittsfield Reviving Local Literature: The Greylock Glass Podcast