|Born||1946 (age 74–75)|
|Education||College of New Rochelle|
|Awards||Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing (1980)|
Madeleine Blais (born 1946) is an American journalist, author and professor in the University of Massachusetts Amherst's journalism department. As a reporter for the Miami Herald, Blais earned the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing in 1980 for "Zepp's Last Stand", a story about a self-declared pacifist and subsequently dishonorably discharged World War I veteran. Blais has worked at The Boston Globe (1971-1972), The Trenton Times (1974-1976) and the Miami Herald (1979-1987). She has also published articles in The Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, the Northeast Magazine in the Hartford Courant, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Newsday, Nieman Reports, the Detroit Free Press and the San Jose Mercury News. She is from Amherst, Massachusetts.