Moni Basu

Moni Basu, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Michael and Linda Connelly Lecturer for Narrative Nonfiction, is the author of “Drivin’ the Dixie Highway: How Florida’s Dream Road Turned to Dust” published in Flamingo magazine on Nov. 1. Basu traveled the Dixie Highway, one of the oldest roads…

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Posted: November 9, 2021

Moni Basu, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Michael and Linda Connelly Lecturer for Narrative Nonfiction, is featured in “Nut Grafs: Triptich II – Pointed Questions, Including WHOGAS?” published on Neimand Storyboard on Oct. 28. Basu describes how she teaches her students to write nut graphs, paragraphs that…

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Posted: October 28, 2021

Moni Basu, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Michael and Linda Connelly Lecturer for Narrative Nonfiction, has received a 2021 Charlie Award from the Florida Magazine Association  for “In Search of Spirits in Cassadaga: A Writer Unlocks the Truths of this Mystical Community, Its Energy Healers and…

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Posted: July 19, 2021

Moni Basu, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Michael and Linda Connelly Lecturer for Narrative Nonfiction, and a team of UFCJC students on May 3 launched Atrium, the first narrative nonfiction magazine published by UF students. The goal of the magazine is to tell true stories that…

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Posted: May 5, 2021

Moni Basu, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Michael and Linda Connelly Lecturer for Narrative Nonfiction, will receive a 2021 UFCJC College Faculty Professional Summer Award.  The award includes a $7,000 stipend and offers the opportunity for professional renewal and a chance to re-connect with standards of…

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Posted: April 28, 2021

Moni Basu, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Michael and Linda Connelly Lecturer for Narrative Nonfiction, will receive a 2021 Wilbur Award from the Religious Communicators Council (RCC) for “In Search of Spirits in Cassadaga” published in Flamingo magazine on Oct. 18, 2020. Basu’s story is about a…

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Posted: March 18, 2021

This story was written by UF Advancement and originally appeared on their web site. Moni Basu, Michael and Linda Connelly Lecturer for Narrative Nonfiction at the UF College of Journalism and Communications, began her career as a journalist in Tallahassee and has been reporting and editing for 37 years. She’s…

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Posted: March 8, 2021

Moni Basu, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Michael and Linda Connelly Lecturer for Narrative Nonfiction, is the author of “In Search of Spirits in Cassadaga” published in Flamingo magazine on Oct. 18. Basu writes about Cassadaga, Florida. Founded in 1894, it’s home to the oldest Spiritualist camp…

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Posted: November 3, 2020

Moni Basu, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Michael and Linda Connelly Lecturer for Narrative Nonfiction, Mike Foley, CJC Journalism master lecturer and Hugh Cunningham Professor in Journalism Excellence, and Advertising Lecturer Dan Windels were featured in “10 Most-Loved Professors at the University of Florida” published in College…

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Posted: October 7, 2020

Moni Basu, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Michael and Linda Connelly Lecturer for Narrative Nonfiction, is the author of “Veterans Hook Fish & Friends on the Open Water” published in Flamingo magazine on July 14. Basu writes about Freedom Fighter Outdoors, an organization based north of Ft.…

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Posted: July 15, 2020

Moni Basu, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Michael and Linda Connelly Lecturer for Narrative Nonfiction, is the author of “The Stories I Will Live By” published in The Bitter Southerner on June 10. Basu writes about how the COVID-19 pandemic can provide stories that will offer guidance…

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Posted: June 16, 2020

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty and staff were recently honored for their accomplishments during the 2019-2020 academic year. The annual awards recognize achievements and service in the College and the UF community. The honorees include: UF Undergraduate Teacher of the Year: Moni Basu, Michael and Linda…

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Posted: April 29, 2020