Rosemary Mahoney

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Rosemary Mahoney

Rosemary Mahoney (born January 28, 1961 Boston) is an American non-fiction writer.

She grew up in Milton, Massachusetts, and graduated from St. Paul's School (Concord, New Hampshire). She worked briefly for Lillian Hellman.[1]

She has attended Yaddo.[2]

She has written for numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post Book World, The New York Times Book Review, Elle, National Geographic Traveler, O Magazine, and the New York Times Magazine.

The Early Arrival of Dreams: A Year in China was a New York Times Notable Book in 1990, and Whoredom in Kimmage: The World of Irish Women, was a New York Times Notable book and National Book Critics Circle Award finalist in 1994, British writer Jan Morris listed her 2007 Down the Nile: Alone in a Fisherman’s Skiff, as one of the 86 best travel books of all time.


She was awarded the Charles E. Horman Prize for Fiction Writing as an undergraduate at Harvard College, a National Endowment for the Arts grant, and a 1994 Whiting Award. She is a 2011 Guggenheim Fellow.[3]



  1. ^ ALEX WITCHEL (December 21, 1998). "AT LUNCH WITH: ROSEMARY MAHONEY; Reverberations From a Devastated Dream". New York Times. 
  2. ^
  3. ^

External links[edit]