2015 IAF Winner, Todd Dills

By: Grace Robinson –

Individual Artist Fellowship, Literary Arts

toddinNY2011-1Fiction writer and creative journalist, Todd Dills has been immersed in his career of words for nearly two decades. He uses his work as a vehicle to explore the drama particular to contemporary lives. The novel he is currently writing, Shining Man, depicts one man’s journey of self-discovery as he travels to new places, trying different jobs and ultimately finding that his story holds a resonance beyond himself.

Dills earned his BA in English from Winthrop University and MFA in writing from Columbia College. Recently editor and publisher with THE2NDHAND, he is now working on finishing his current novel.

The Individual Artist Fellowship awards professional artists who have exhibited excellence in their discipline of choice. For more information, click here.

2015 Winners

Performing Arts: Allen Brown Davidson III, Keri Pagetta and Kelly Nicole Bond
Literary Arts: Amy Michele Wright, Jan LaPerle and Todd Dills
Craft: Bryce Brisco and Laurel Jean Sprague
Media: Gregory Sand and Melissa Anderson Sweazy
Visual Arts: James Wallace Buchman and Montana Coll Torrey