Posts Tagged: Camille Billops

Following the Fellows: Liz Smith

I am a PhD candidate at Liverpool Hope University, UK, researching the work of African American playwright Alice Childress (1916-1994). A short-term fellowship from Emory University enabled me to access the fantastic facilities of the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library in early November. It was a huge bonus that my visit…

The Billops-Hatch Butterfly Project

“When I leave our loft, it will be feet first, or in a butterfly net.” – Jim Hatch, April 18, 2004 In the 1970s, Camille Billops and James V. Hatch started inviting friends and students into their New York City loft to record public conversations with visual artists, writers, poets, actors, and musicians. During this…