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Alice Steinbach (October 10, 1933 – March 13, 2012) was an American journalist and author who won the 1985 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing for her feature for The Baltimore Sun A Boy of Unusual Vision, which describes the experience of a blind child.[2]

Alice C. Steinbach[1]
BornOctober 10, 1933
DiedMarch 13, 2012(2012-03-13) (aged 78)
Occupationjournalist, author
Notable credit(s)
The Baltimore Sun, The Miss Dennis School of Writing: And Other Lessons from a Woman's Life, Without Reservations: The Travels of an Independent Woman, Educating Alice: Adventures of a Curious Woman.
Spouse(s)Irvin Steinbach (divorced)
ChildrenSam Steinbach
Andy Steinbach
RelativesShelby H. Carter


Alice Steinbach was born in Roland Park, Maryland, October 10, 1933. She graduated from Western High School in 1951.[1]

Steinbach worked for the Baltimore Sun from 1981 to 1999. Later in life, she became an author, freelance writer, and lecturer.[1] She taught writing and journalism at Washington and Lee University, Princeton University, and Loyola College.[3]


  1. ^ a b c Rasmussen, Frederick (14 March 2012). "Alice C. Steinbach, Pulitzer Prize winner". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Alice Steinbach of The Baltimore Sun". The Pulitzer Prizes. The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Alice Steinbach". Penguin Books UK. Penguin Books UK. Retrieved 2 December 2018.