Honors Writer in Residence
Meet Honors Writer in Residence Michael Patrick MacDonald, author of national bestseller “All Souls: A Family Story From Southie.”
The Northeastern University Honors Program is pleased to announce Michael Patrick MacDonald will return as the 2010-2011 Honors Writer in Residence. Michael has taught the honors seminar HONR 3304, Social Justice: The Role of Reading, Writing and Understanding Non-Fiction.
This fall, in addition to offering HONR 3304, he will also be teaching the Honors First Year Inquiry Series course – HONR 1205 Inquiries in Social Science: The North of Ireland: Conflict, Reconciliation and the Ongoing Quest for Peace.
Michael Patrick MacDonald is the author of national bestseller “All Souls: A Family Story From Southie” (Ballantine, October 2000). He is the recipient of the American Book Award, New England Literary Lights Award (2000), and The Myers Outstanding Book Award administered by the Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights in North America. He is currently writing the screenplay of All Souls. MacDonald was also awarded an Anne Cox Chambers Fellowship at the The MacDowell Colony, a Bellagio Center Fellowship through the Rockefeller Foundation, residencies at Blue Mountain Center and Djerassi Artist Residency Program. Currently he lives in Brooklyn.