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USC Annenberg Fellow

Evelyn McDonnell has been awarded an Annenberg Fellowship at the University of Southern California. She will be attending USC in 2009-2010 to earn an MA in Arts Journalism.

Nieman Fellowship Finalist

Evelyn McDonnell was a finalist for the Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University for 2009-2010. She was honored to have been considered for this prestigious program.

Mamarama in Book Case

MiChelle Jones writes about Mamarama in the Bookpage blog. She points out that it's an excellent Mother's Day present!

Artist in Residence

Two days of an outhouse?! I've been selected to be an artist in residence at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, which, as many of you know, is my favorite stomping grounds. Bud, Cole, and I will be there July 5 -18, living in a cabin in the woods, no running water or electricity. I'm anxious for the getaway, and thankful to be offered such a peaceful place to write. More exciting fellowship news to come!

Evelyn Is on WNYC Soundcheck

Evelyn McDonnell is a guest on the WNYC radio show Soundcheck at 2 p.m. March 18, talking about mentors and tormentors.

Evelyn Selected as NEA Institute Fellow

Evelyn McDonnell is one of 23 "top journalists" selected to participate in the NEA Arts Journalism Institute in Theater and Musical Theater at USC Annenberg's School of Communication. The institute takes place in LA April 14 - 24, 2009. Here's the press release.