"I loved the interactions with the other artists I met during my residency at Guild hall as well those with the larger East Hampton community. Guild Hall is a special place and I am grateful for my time there and my ongoing relationship with this important and vibrant institution.” –Iris Smyles (2016 Artist Resident)
Applications for our Artist-In-Residence program close tonight Friday, December 13 at 11:59pm EST. Don’t miss your opportunity to apply at guildhall.org/air
Iris Smyles is the author of the novels Iris Has Free Time and Dating Tips for the Unemployed, which was a semi-finalist for the 2017 Thurber Prize for American Humor. Founder and editor of the web museum Smyles & Fish, she edited and wrote the afterword for the cult humor book, The Capricious Critic by Ari Martin Samsky, based on a column she commissioned for that site. Her short stories and essays have appeared in The Atlantic, The New Yorker, The New York Times, Vogue, BOMB, Paris Review Daily, Guernica, Hotel, McSweeny's Internet Tendency, and Best American Travel Writing among other publications, anthologies, and artist catalogs. She was a humor columnist for Splice Today and wrote the "Sheets to the Wind" column for the East Hampton Star.
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