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Richard J Margolis Award

About Richard J. Margolis

Career Highlights

selected articles

Selected New Leader Columns

Reports & Monographs

Op-Ed Pieces & Book Reviews

 

Past Winners

2016
David Denver Robinson

 

2015
Daniel Hernandez

 

2014
Blaire Briody

 

2013
Patrick Arden

 

2012
Inara Verzemnieks

 

2011
Sabine Heinlein

 

2010
Doug Hunt

 

2009
Joe Wilkins

 

2008
Gabriel Thompson

 

2007
Stephanie Griest

 

2006
Marie myung-ok lee

 

2005
Kisha Lewellyn

 

2004
Nelson smith

 

2003
John Bowe

 

2002
Iyesatta Massaquoi

 

2001
Otis Haschemeyer

 

2000
Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

 

1999
Susan Parker

 

1998
Laura Distelheim

 

1997
Julie Lasky

 

1996
E.J. Graff

 

1995
Josip Novakovich

 

1994
Maggie Dubris

 

1993
Judith Levine

 

1992
Richard Manning

 

Selected New Leader Pieces
  • Building a Ghetto, June 3, 1968

  • One Night In the Life of Yevgeny Yevtoshenko, Feb. 21, 1972

  • Notes Toward a Father's Blessing, July 10, 1972

  • Countering the Commercials, Sept. 18, 1972

  • Death of a Magazine, Jan. 8, 1973

  • Pennies for the President, March 5, 1973

  • The Last of the Paugussetts, April 30, 1973

  • A Glossary of Watargot, May 28, 1973

  • Waiting for the Justice Man, June 25, 1973

  • Traveler's Notebook, Sept. 3, 1973

  • The Still Possible Dream, Oct. 1, 1973

  • Feuding Over the Flag, Oct. 29, 1973

  • Return to Wounded Knee, Nov. 26, 1973

  • An Appeal from Death Row, Dec. 24, 1973

  • Diary of a Freeze-In, Jan. 21, 1974

  • From Bullets to Ballots, Feb. 18, 1974

  • A Letter to the President, Sept. 16 1974

  • Deep In the Heart of Texas, Feb. 3, 1975

  • Death of the Country Doctor, March 31, 1975

  • New York In Search of a Bard, Jan. 5, 1976

  • Primary Poems, March 29, 1976

  • Thunder, Sticks, and Avocets, April 26, 1976

  • Florida's Other World, June 7, 1976

  • On Husbanding One's Resources, July 5, 1976

  • Off the Campaign Trail, Oct. 11, 1976

  • A Job-Seeker's Journal, Feb. 28, 1977

  • Bermuda Shorts, July 18, 1977

  • Tales Out of Schools In Colorado, Feb. 12, 1979

  • Racing Through Childhood, April 9, 1979

  • Spring Seeding, May 7, 1979

  • Wasted Energy, July 2, 1979

  • The Same Old Jimmy Carter, July 30, 1979

  • Dreams of a Third Party, Sept. 10, 1979

  • The Little Red Post Office on Pike Street, Oct. 8, 1979

  • Poems of a Small Brother, April 6, 1981

  • In the Quill of the Night, March 7, 1983

  • Homogenized Democrats, Oct. 3, 1983

  • Rosebud Revisited, March 5, 1984

  • The Big Lie In Iowa, Aug. 6, 1984

  • Paybacks from the Poor, Nov. 12, 1984

  • Growing Up Jewish In America, Aug. 12, 1985

  • Older Citizens In Search of Security, Oct. 21 1985

  • Bring Us To This Hovel, Jan. 13, 1986

  • Long-Term Caring, March 24, 1986

  • Travels In an Edgy India, Sept. 8, 1986

  • Life and Death at the Home, Oct. 6, 1986

  • How Medicare Puts the Elderly on Hold, June 1, 1987

  • When Irish Skies Are Frowning, Sept. 7, 1987

  • America's New Entrepreneurs, Nov. 30, 1987

  • Juvenile Justice, Feb. 8, 1988

  • Tracking Our Troubled Children, June 27, 1988

  • George, Mike, and Adlai, Oct. 3, 1988

  • Caring While Curing, March 6, 1989

  • This Is Mexico?, May 1, 1989

  • A Certain Species of Helplessness, Aug. 7, 1989

  • Looking for a Partner, Oct. 2, 1989

  • Make Me Whole, Aug. 6, 1990

  • Rural Dialysis, March 11, 1991