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2009 Marfield Prize

2009 Winner

Linda Gordon, Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits (W. W. Norton & Company)

2009 Finalists

David Lehman, A Fine Romance: Jewish Songwriters, American Songs (Shocken)

Lilian Pizzichini, The Blue Hour: A Life of Jean Rhys (W. W. Norton & Company)

Judith L. Sensibar, Faulkner and Love: The Women Who Shaped His Art
(Yale University Press)

2009 Judges

Richard Ford, novelist

Marita Golden, novelist

Molly Peacock, poet

 

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Monday, December 8th

Scholarship Competition in Architecture Now Open

The Arts Club of Washington sponsors an annual scholarship competition to recognize promising students specializing in a specific art form or medium. In partnership with the Washington, D.C., chapter of the  American Institute of Architects, the 2015 scholarship will be awarded to students in architecture. Students are invited to submit work that investigates and  proposes…

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Monday, November 24th

Arts Club Closed on Friday, November 28th

Dear Friends and Members, The Arts Club will be closed on Friday, November 28th.

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Tuesday, November 18th

Marfield Prize Annual Readers’ Tea Recap

Our ninth annual Marfield Prize competition Readers’ Tea was held on Sunday, November 9, and proved to be an outstanding event!  Club members and friends gathered together to sip tea and champagne while choosing among a wide variety of books to be considered for the 2014 Prize. Over 25 members and friends volunteered to read,…

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