Fellow: Awarded 2010
Field of Study: General Nonfiction
Competition: US & Canada
Molly Haskell is a film critic and author who has written and lectured widely on film and the roles of women. Her books include From Reverence to Rape: the Treatment of Women in the Movies; Love and Other Infectious Diseases: a Memoir; and, most recently, Frankly, My Dear: Gone with the Wind Revisited. She has taught at Columbia, Barnard, and Sarah Lawrence, served as a film critic for The Village Voice, New York magazine and Vogue, and written for many publications, including the New York Times, New York Review of Books, Town & Country, and The Nation. Her work was featured in The Library of America’s 2006 American Movie Critics, edited by Philip Lopate.