MSAC Individual Artist Award (IAA)2019
Marion Winik Longtime All Things Considered commentator MARION WINIK is the author of The Baltimore Book of the Dead, First Comes Love, and eight other books; The Big Book of the Dead is forthcoming in fall of 2019 from Counterpoint. Her column at BaltimoreFishbowl.com has received the Best Column and Best Humorist awards from Baltimore Magazine, and her essays have been published in The New York Times Magazine, The Sun, and elsewhere. She is the host of The Weekly Reader radio show and podcast, based at WYPR, the Baltimore NPR affiliate. She reviews books for Newsday, People, and Kirkus Reviews and is a board member of the National Book Critics Circle. She is a professor in the MFA program at the University of Baltimore.