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Collins wins ASJA award for memoir

Published: April 10, 2018

The American Society of Journalists and Authors recently announced the winners of its annual writing awards, and At the Broken Places: A Mother and Trans Son Pick Up the Pieces by Professor Mary Collins and her son Donald Collins won Best Memoir of the Year. The Collinses will be recognized at an awards ceremony on May 18 during ASJA’s annual conference in New York City.

At the Broken Places is a series of essays the Collinses wrote as they processed Donald’s decision to make a gender transition. Read an interview with Mary and Donald here.

A memoir by Professor Mary Collins and her son Donald Collins was named Best Memoir of 2018 by the American Society of Journalists and Authors.