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Best Writer

1995 Best Writer, Fiction

Susan Power

The Grass Dancer was Power’s lyrical 1994 debut; it didn’t take long for this young Cambridge writer to get noticed (George Plimpton has already bestowed […] read more»
1989 Best Writer

Fidelity’s Peter Lynch, managed of the Magellan Fund, spilled his secrets in <em>One Up on Wall Street</em>.

His argument that a little guy can pick stocks successfully simply by being observant is controversial. But someone who can write that he regrets letting […] read more»
1988 Best Writer, Political, Local

Jonathan Wells, <em>Boston Herald</em>

Thrown into the State House breech created by the defection to the Globe of the semilegendary Frank Phillips last year, Wells regularly whacks the veteran […] read more»
1988 Best Writer, Political, Campaign

John Aloysius Farrell, <em>Boston Globe</em>

Despite the pompous triple-barreled byline (does anybody at the Globe not have a middle name?), Farrell has written some of the smartest, sharpest, and most […] read more»
1988 Best Writer, Sports

Steve Bulpett, <em>Boston Herald</em>

This rising star now writes the Best basketball-game stories in town, especially since Bob Ryan obviously has loftier aspirations than merely keeping his eye on […] read more»
1987 Best Writer, New

Stephen McCauley

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1983 Best Writer, Editorial

Martin Nolan, <em>Boston Globe</em>

But Amos Force he’s not. read more»
1979 Best Writer, Fiction, New

John Sayles

His collection of short stories reads like reality. read more»