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Seymour Epstein

Seymour Epstein, American author. Recipient Edward Lewis Wallant Memorial Book award for Leah, 1964; Guggenheim fellow, 1965. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

Background

  • Epstein, Seymour was born on December 2, 1917 in New York City. Son of Joseph and Jenny (Pomerantz) Epstein.

  • Education

    • Student, College City New York, 1938. Student, New York University, 1939.

    Career

    • Worked at various jobs, to 1960. Teacher creative writing New School Social Research, New York City, since 1963. Professor University Denver., professor emeritus, 1985-1986.

    Works

    Membership

    Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

    Connections

    • Married Miriam Kligman, May 5, 1956. Children– Alan, Paul.
    • father: Joseph Epstein
    • mother: Jenny (Pomerantz) Epstein
    • spouse: Miriam Kligman
    • children: Alan Epstein
    • Paul Epstein
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    Born December 2, 1917
    Nationality
    • 1938
      College City New York
    • 1939
      New York University
    • 1963
      teacher, creative writing New School Social Research
    • 1985 - 1986
      professor, emeritus
    • 1985 - 1986
      professor, emeritus