Discipline: Literature – nonfiction

Shane Bauer

Discipline: Literature – nonfiction
Region: Oakland, CA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2016, 2021

Shane Bauer is currently working on a book based on his undercover reporting in a private prison in Louisiana, where he was hired as a corrections officer. He is a senior reporter at Mother Jones magazine and co-author of the memoir A Sliver of Light about the two years he and two friends were held captive in Iran.



Shane Bauer worked in the Sorosis studio.

Sorosis Studio was funded by the New York Carol Club of Sorosis. The small, masonry studio was designed by F. Winsor, Jr., the architect who also designed Savidge Library (1926) and Mixter Studio (1927). At the time of construction, the large porch on the southeast façade offered a spectacular mountain view that has since been obscured…

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