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Madeleine Helena Blais, American writer. Recipient Pulitzer Prize, 1980; Nieman fellow Harvard University Class of 1986.

Background

Blais, Madeleine Helena was born on August 25, 1949 in Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Raymond J. and Maureen M. (Shea) Blais.

Education

Bachelor, College New Rochelle, 1969. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1970.

Career

Reporter Boston Globe, 1971-1972, Trenton (New Jersey) Times, 1974-1976. Staff writer Tropic Magazine, Miami Herald, 1979-1987. Associate professor journalism University Massachusetts, Amherst, since 1987.

Connections

Married John Strong Miner Katzenbach, May 10, 1980.

father:
Raymond J. Blais

mother:
Maureen M. (Shea) Blais

spouse:
John Strong Miner Katzenbach