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William Miller Abrahams

William Miller Abrahams, American editor, author. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945.

Background

  • Abrahams, William Miller was born on January 23, 1919 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Louis and Wilhelmina (Miller) Abrahams.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Harvard University, 1941.

    Career

    • Editor Atlantic Monthly Press, Boston, 1955-1977. Contributing editor Atlantic Monthly, 1968-1979, Inquiry magazine, 1978-1983. Senior editor West Coast Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York City, 1977-1984, Evangelical Presbyterian Dutton/William Abrahams Books, New York City, from 1984.

      Editor O. Henry Awards annual vols., 1967-1996, Fifty Years of the American Short Story, 1970, Prize Stories of the Seventies, 1981.

    Works

    Membership

    Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945.

    Connections

    • father: Louis Abrahams
    • mother: Wilhelmina (Miller) Abrahams
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    Born January 23, 1919
    Died June, 1998
    (aged 79)
    Nationality
    • 1941
      Harvard University
    • 1955 - 1977
      Editor Atlantic Monthly Press
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1968 - 1979
      contributing editor Atlantic Monthly
    • 1977 - 1984
      senior, editor West Coast Holt
    • 1978 - 1983
      contributing editor Atlantic Monthly