Dominic Phillips

Dom Phillips 1964-2022

It is with great sadness that the Foundation acknowledges the death of Dom Phillips, who was researching solutions to protect the Amazon under his Alicia Patterson fellowship.

Former APF fellow James Ridgeway (APF – 2014) died Feb. 13 in Washington, D.C.

James Ridgeway Former APF fellow James Ridgeway (APF’ 2014) died Feb. 13 in Washington, D.C. A hard-hitting reporter, he exposed the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and inhumane conditions in American prisons, which was the subject of his Patterson fellowship. From environmental pollution to auto safety, he was concerned with the

The Passing of Bonnie Angelo

Bonnie Angelo, a longtime judge for APF competitions and a protegé of Alicia Patterson, died this week. She was an accomplished journalist, for Time Magazine and others, covering the United Nations, domestic and foreign politics and several presidential administrations.…

Book Release by Former Fellow Donna DeCesare

APF Fellow Donna DeCesare has just released her first book Unsettled/Desasosiego: Children in a World of Gangs. Some of the original work for this book was done during Ms. DeCesare’s 1997 fellowship. The book is a bi-lingual memoir of Ms. DeCesare’s time photographing gang-life in Central America. Ms. DeCesare’s fellowship

Builder Levy Book Signing 

Those in New York City on Friday, Jan. 17th, please join former APF fellow Builder Levy at the International Center of Photography, 1133 Avenue of the Americas (at 43rd St.), from 6-7:30 pm for a book signing for his new book, “Appalachia USA.” Builder’s 2004 project for the Alicia Patterson

Esther Kaplan wins 2015 MOLLY National Journalism Prize

Congratulations to Esther Kaplan! Esther wrote this winning piece under her APF fellowship and it appeared in the Virginia Quarterly Review. The Molly National Journalism Prize—Recognizing Superior Journalism in the Tradition of Molly Ivins! The MOLLY Prize is awarded for an article or series of up to four short,

Lee van der Voo signed by Palsgrave Macmillan

Lee van der Voo has been signed by Palsgrave Macmillan to do a book based on her APF research, “Sharecroppers of the Sea.”The working title for the book is “The Fish Market.”

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