Discipline: Literature – nonfiction

Sheri Fink

Discipline: Literature – nonfiction
Region: New York
MacDowell fellowships: 2011, 2013

Sheri Fink is the author of the book, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital (Crown, 2013). Fink’s reporting has won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Magazine Award, and the Overseas Press Club Lowell Thomas Award, among other journalism prizes. A former relief worker in disaster and conflict zones, Fink received her M.D. and Ph.D. from Stanford University. Her first book, War Hospital: A True Story of Surgery and Survival (PublicAffairs), is about medical professionals under siege during the genocide in Srebrenica, Bosnia-Herzegovina.



Sheri Fink worked in the Schelling studio.

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