Press Author Jill Dolan Wins Prestigious George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism

by Shaun Manning on January 27, 2012

"Utopia in Performance" by Jill DolanCongratulations to Jill Dolan, author of The Feminist Spectator as Critic (1991), Presence and Desire (1994), and Utopia in Performance (2005) and editor of A Menopausal Gentleman (2011), for winning the prestigious 2011 George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism. The award, administered by Cornell University, carries a $10,000 prize and was bestowed upon Dolan for her insightful essays on her blog, The Feminist Spectator. This marks the first year the award has been given to a blog.

Read the full award announcement here. The Guardian also published a great spotlight on Dolan and the significance of such a major award going to a blog.

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