Study Hotels is creating yet another bridge between university culture and the greater community through their inaugural Writer-in-Residence Program. This brand-wide initiative gives local emerging writers a unique opportunity to hone their craft in Study Hotels’ inspiring environment—a place where even the smallest details are designed around the pursuit of higher learning.

The Study at Yale is partnering with Yale Writers’ Workshop, a program of the
Yale Summer Session, to select authors for the program.

Please direct all inquiries to yww@yale.edu.

David Allyn

Residency Dates: April 17 - April 23, 2022

The Study at Yale is pleased to welcome David Allyn for the Spring 2022 Study Hotels' Writer in Residence program.

The New York Times has described David Allyn as a “wicked observer of self-conscious people at their less than best.”  His work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, and The Advocate. His book Make Love, Not War was optioned by HBO and his plays have been performed in New York, Ithaca, and Baltimore. He graduated from Brown University and has taught in the expository writing programs at both Harvard University and Princeton University. He currently teaches at Avenues: The World School in New York City.

Live Event: Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 5pm This event has been cancelled

Join us for an intimate event with David Allyn as he reads an exclusive excerpt from his upcoming book, "Name Sakes" and discusses the opportunities (and challenges) of writing from personal experience, shares suggestions for getting published, and explains how social media has reshaped the role of the writer in American society.