NEWS

MARGARET FULLER wins the Pulitzer!

Megan Marshall selected as the Gilder Lehrman Fellow of the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Margaret Fuller
 has been on the Boston Globe bestsellers list for paperback nonfiction for eighteen weeks so far!

Margaret Fuller
 makes the short list for the 2014 PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography! 

Megan Marshall wins the Pulitzer Prize for biography for “Margaret Fuller: A New American Life.” Marshall discusses her subject, and herself, with the Boston Globe.

Joe Donahue interviews Megan Marshall on WAMC’s “The Roundtable,” March 20, 2014

Margaret Fuller
named a “Must Read” book for 2014 by MassBook Awards and takes first prize for Nonfiction

Margaret Fuller makes the long list for PEN’s biography prize, and is featured at PEN’s “recommended reading” website

Dwight Garner of the New York Times declares Margaret Fuller one of the ten best books of the year!

Margaret Fuller praised in “Paperback Row,
New York Times Book Review, March 30, 2014

Margaret Fuller is number one on the Boston Globe paperback bestseller list!  (March 16, 2014)

Boston Globe
reviewer Kate Tuttle lists Margaret Fuller in Top Nonfiction Books of 2013

Martha Stewart is reading Margaret Fuller
! see HealthyPet Holiday Issue, Winter 2013

Margaret Fuller
mention in “By the Book”
interview with Tom Perrotta

in the New York Times Book Review

MARGARET FULLER: A New American Life is on The New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2013 List!

Historian Mary Kelley gives Margaret Fuller the lead review in December 2013 New England Quarterly

“Margaret Fuller: Saying in the 19th Century What  Still Needs to Be Said” Interview with novelist Margot Livesey in Radcliffe Magazine, Summer 2013

Margaret Fuller
makes Booklist Top 10 Biographies: 2013.

Megan Marshall on
C-Span Book TV:
“Book Discussion on Margaret Fuller: A New American Life”,
March 21, 2013


Margaret Fuller
was chosen as “Book of the week,”
in The Week, for April 12, 2013

Margaret Fuller
was listed as an Editors’ Choice”
in the April 26 New York Times Book Review

Margaret Fuller
has been on the Boston Globe hardcover bestseller list for Five Weeks

New York Times
Book Review: An Outsize Intellect, Tilting at Obstacles

Margaret Fuller: A New American Life gets BOOKLIST
★ 'STARRED REVIEW'

> Click here for more reviews of Margaret Fuller: A New American Life

Megan Marshall reviews Carl Rollyson’s American Isis: The Life and Art of Sylvia Plath in the Washington Post

Margaret Fuller
 listed in Publishers Weekly “Spring Announcements Top 10” for 2013 in the category of Literary Biographies, Essays, & Criticism

Recent blog post on The Peabody Sisters
edgeofthepage.wordpress.com

> Click here for blog posts on Margaret Fuller.

 

 


Media Appearances

On Air:

The Life of Margaret Fuller,” Megan Marshall interviewed by Doug Fabrizio on KUER Radio West

Radio interview with Robin Morgan at Women's Media Center Live, June 28, 2014

Megan Marshall interviewed by Bob Edwards, April 30, 2013

The Transcendentalists are Coming,” Megan Marshall, Paul Harding, Dan McKanan on Radio Open Source, March 27, 2014


Podcast: Megan Marshall reading from Margaret Fuller: A New American Life

Colin McEnroe show: Giants of Poetry and Literature on Connecticut Public Radio, August 5, 2013

Fieldstone Common Radio, interview with Marian Pierre-Louis, July 17, 2013

Collected Words: An interview with James McGrath Morris and Megan Marshall, April 3, 2013.

NPR: On Point with Tom Ashbrook, Margaret Fuller: Journalist, Critic, Transcendentalist, March 13, 2013

Readers Review: The Scarlet Letter,” The Diane Rehm Show, March 31, 2010 

Nathaniel Hawthorne, Family, Reunited in Grave,” All Things Considered, June 27, 2006

Dealing with a Historian’s Worst Nightmare,” NPR, May 19, 2005

Interview on The Peabody Sisters, Thoughtcast

Video:

WCVB TV profile, JUL 3, 2014

C-SPAN: Book Discussion on Margaret Fuller: A New American Life, MARCH 21, 2013

C-SPAN: Historical Methods and Practice Panel, JANUARY 10, 2009

C-SPAN: Boundaries of History Panel, JANUARY 10, 2009

C-SPAN: Hawthorne As Viewed by His Contemporaries, OCTOBER 28, 2004

Writing Writers' Lives: Writing the American Renaissance, March 18, 2013.
John Matteson The Lives of Margaret Fuller, moderator. Jeffrey S. Cramer The Portable Thoreau, ed), Megan Marshall Margaret Fuller: A New American Life, David S. Reynolds Walt Whitman’s America.

Biography as Intellectual History: Elizabeth Peabody and Margaret Fuller,” SUNY Geneseo, September 27, 2012

Elizabeth Bishop at 100” April 13, 2012, Harvard University


Trends in Biography,” Biographers International Organization, UMass Boston, May 15, 2010


Conducting Research Beyond the Internet,”  Centennial Celebration, Harvard Extension School, February 19, 2010


Challenges and New Frontiers of Writing History,” Centennial Celebration, Harvard Extension School, February 19, 2010


Boston Roots,” Boston Book Festival, October 2009


Boston Athenaeum reading from The Peabody Sisters, May 17, 2005