Rebecca Chace

Rebecca Chace is the award-winning author of four books: Chautauqua Summer (1993), Capture the Flag (1999), Leaving Rock Harbor (2010), and June Sparrow and The Million-Dollar Penny (2017). She has written for The New York Times, The Huffington PostThe Yale Review, the Los Angeles Review of BooksGuernica, Lit Hub, The Brooklyn Rail, and many other publications. The author of two produced plays, Colette and The Awakening (adaptation of the novel by Kate Chopin), she adapted her novel Capture the Flag for the screen and television with director Lisanne Skyler (Best Screenplay Short Film, 2010 Nantucket Film Festival). She has been awarded numerous fellowships and residencies including those from Civitella Ranieri, MacDowell, Yaddo, the American Academy Rome (visiting artist), Dora Maar House, VCCA, and many others. She is associate faculty and program manager at the Institute for Writing and Thinking at Bard College.