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Jeanne Mackin

Jeanne Mackin is a novelist, journalist and educator. Her most recent novel, The Beautiful American (New American Library), based on the life of photographer and war correspondent Lee Miller, received the 2014 CNY award for fiction. Her trio of mysteries (written as Anna Maclean) were translated into Japanese, and her first novel was a featured Book-of-the-Month club selection. This spring New American Library is publishing A Lady of Good Family, about Edith Wharton and her niece, Beatrix Jones Farrand. Jeanne was the recipient of a creative writing fellowship from the American Antiquarian Society and a keynote speaker for The Dickens Fellowship. Her work in journalism won awards from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, in Washington, D.C. She has taught or conducted workshops in Pennsylvania, Hawaii and at Goddard College in Vermont.