Discipline: Literature – nonfiction

Finbarr O'Reilly

Discipline: Literature – nonfiction
Region: Dublin, IRELAND
MacDowell Fellowships: 2016

Finbarr O’Reilly won the 2005 World Press Photo of the Year award and is a coauthor of the book Shooting Ghosts, which was published in 2017 by the Viking imprint Penguin Random House. He is a 2015 Yale world fellow, a 2014 Ochberg fellow at Columbia University’s DART Center for Journalism and Trauma, and a 2013 Harvard Nieman fellow.



Finbarr O'Reilly worked in the Barnard studio.

Originally built near MacDowell's Union Street entrance, the Barnard Studio — which was funded by Barnard College music students — was re-located to its current site in 1910. When the small structure was moved, its size was doubled with the addition of a second room. This remodeling, financed by Mrs. Thomas E. Emery of Cincinnati…

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