dubusfilm

A documentary film by Edward J. Delaney

Edward J. Delaney is an author, journalist, filmmaker and educator.

He is a recipient of a 2008 Literary Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, a winner of the 2005 PEN/Winship Award for Fiction, and a past winner of an O.Henry Prize for short story writing. As a journalist he is a past winner of the National Education Reporting Award, and well as other national and regional awards.

He was born in Fall River, Mass, and attended Fairfield University (B.S. Finance, 1979), and Boston University (M.S. Mass Communication, 1982)

Delaney was a staff writer at The Denver Post and at the Colorado Springs Gazette, and has been a contributing writer for The Atlantic Monthly, The Chicago Tribune Magazine, The National,The Providence Journal Magazine and other publications. He has been a National Magazine Award finalist and his work has been anthologized in Best American Short Stories.

Delaney has served as Assistant Editor of The Nieman Journalism Lab, at The Nieman Foundation, Harvard University. Delaney has been a faculty member at Roger Williams University since 1990. He is a Professor of Communications and Creative Writing. He has also taught at The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Colorado State University, where he was the Gannett Foundation Professional-in-Residence.

He has published two books of fiction, the novel “Warp & Weft” and the collection “The Drowning and Other Stories,” and has published short stories in The Atlantic and other magazines and quarterlies. He is the co-author of “Born to Play,” by Boston Red Sox second baseman and 2008 American League Most Valuable Player Dustin Pedroia. The book will be published in July 2009 by Simon Spotlight Entertainment, an imprint of Simon and Schuster.

Delaney has directed and produced a documentary film, “The Times Were Never So Bad: The Life of Andre Dubus,” which premiered in 2007. It received a first place at The Rhode Island International Film Festival.

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