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Phyllis B. Dooney is a social documentary photographer and visual storyteller. Her work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Feature Shoot, American Photo, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Prison Photography and elsewhere online and in print. Phyllis was awarded first place for The Center’s Editor’s Choice Prize in 2015. In 2016 she was a Screen Projects mentee, and highlighted in the 4th annual New York Times portfolio review. Phyllis' recent project, Gravity Is Stronger Here, was awarded Honorable Mention by The Center for Documentary Studies’ Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize in 2016 and is available at gravityisstronger.com. Phyllis now lives in North Carolina where she continues to pursue her interest in documentary through folklore and American history.