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News & Events

Athena Film Festival Reveals 2022 Alfred P. Sloan Development Award (Hollywood Reporter, November 2022)

Vanderbes named New York State Foundation for the Arts
 Playwriting/Screenwriting Fellow for 2022 (July, 2022)

Vanderbes named Athena List Winner for 2022 (March, 2022, Hollywood Reporter)

Feature Film Project for Tangled Bank Studios (January, 2022)

Broadway World Review of PRIMATING at the Arkansas rep (August 30, 2021)

Broadway World: PRIMATING to premiere at the Arkansas
Repertory Theater (August 13, 2021)

GATEKEEPER/Vanderbes cited in New York Times article on thalidomide survivors in the United States (March 24, 2020)
Developing TV Drama for Tristar/FOX (2019)

STRANGERS AT THE FEAST listed as one of "The Best Thanksgiving Books of All Time" by Oprah Magazine (2019)

Vanderbes named 2019-2020 NEH Public Scholar for her research into the thalidomide scandal for THE GATEKEEPER (2019) 

Sloan Foundation Grant awarded to THE GATEKEEPER (2018)

Writing Historical Feature Film for Paramount (2018)

THE GATEKEEPER, a nonfiction book about the thalidomide scandal of the 1960s, under contract with Random House and Harper Collins UK (2017).

The Best Books for Thanksgiving, Vogue (2016)

13 Books Bird Lovers Will Flock To (2016)

Developing TV drama for Lifetime Television (2016)

8 Glorious and Triumphant Novels of Scientific Discovery (2016)

Developing TV drama for Bravo (2015)

Secrets, Spies and Sacrifice: 11 Captivating Novels About World War II (2015)


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