Best Writer in Boston


Maria Karagianis

Maria Karagianis did a nice job on a story for the Globe about an orphan who was admitted to Harvard. Then there was that thing about the orphan having bludgeoned…Read More

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 his imprimatur)...Read More

1988 Best Writer, Political, Local

Jonathan Wells, Boston Herald

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 along with the rest of...Read More

1988 Best Writer, Political, Campaign

John Aloysius Farrell, Boston Globe

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 stylish stuff on the presidential...Read More

1988 Best Writer, Sports

Steve Bulpett, Boston Herald

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 the ball for the fans—like...Read More

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