Patrick Brown HeadshotA nationally published writer, Alice Leccese Powers '71 created and edited the popular “In Mind” series of literary anthologies for Random House and co-edited The Brooklyn Reader. Her articles have appeared in the Washington Post, the Baltimore Sun, Newsday, Historic Preservation, Hemispheres, Home and Design, Luxe, and many other publications. Passionate about the written word and effective communication, she taught writing for more than two decades at several colleges and institutions, including Georgetown University, American University, the Corcoran College of Art + Design, the Library of Congress, and the Smithsonian.

Alice Powers enjoys helping other writers in their long form works of fiction and non-fiction and has been a “first reader” and coach for more than a dozen aspiring authors Alice Leccese Powers married Brian Powers (Class of '72) in 1972. They live in Washington, DC and have three daughters and four granddaughters.