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Sandy MacDonald, American writer. Recipient fellowship in literature translation National Education Association, 1989, Benjamin Fine journalism award National Association Secondary School Principals, 1995. Member American Society Journalists and Authors, Authors Guild, National Book Critics Circuit, Society of America Travel Writers, American Theater Critics Association.

Background

MacDonald, Sandy was born on February 13, 1949 in New York City. Daughter of William G. and Margaret (Sweeney) Macdonald.

Career

Assistant editor, TDR, New York City, 1969-1970; editor, Scripts, New York City, 1970-1972; co-editor, Aphra, New York City, 1972-1977; senior editor, New Age Journal, Boston, 1977-1984; submissions coordinator, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1986-1992; freelance writer, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1980.

Membership

Member American Society Journalists and Authors, Authors Guild, National Book Critics Circuit, Society of America Travel Writers, American Theater Critics Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: choral singing.

Connections

Married John Goodwin Devaney, December 19, 1981. 1 child, Laurel.

father:
William G. Macdonald

mother:
Margaret (Sweeney) Macdonald

spouse:
John Goodwin Devaney

child:
Laurel MacDonald