Journalist and historian Jessica DuLong is the author of Dust to Deliverance: Untold Stories from the Maritime Evacuation on September 11 (McGraw-Hill, 2017), and My River Chronicles: Rediscovering the Work that Built America (Free Press, 2009), which won the American Society of Journalists and Authors' Outstanding Book Award for Memoir, 2010. Her writing has appeared in Newsweek International, Rolling Stone, Psychology Today, Newsday, and Maritime Reporter & Engineering News, among other publications. A Coast Guard-licensed merchant marine officer, DuLong serves as chief engineer of retired 1931 New York City fireboat John J. Harvey, a historic preservation project now operating as a living museum, which was called back into service on September 11.
Awards and Recognition
- 2010 Outstanding Book Award, Memoir, American Society of Journalists and Authors