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Joanna SmithRakoff

Joanna SmithRakoff, American journalist, poet. Named Fellow, New York Mills Cultural Center, 2001, Schola, Bread Loaf Writers Conference, MIddlebury, Vermont, 2001, MacDowell Colony fellow, McDowell Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire, 2003. Member of Author's Guild.

Background

  • SmithRakoff, Joanna was born on September 6, 1972 in Suffern, New York, United States. Daughter of Stanley Elmer and Phyllis Myrna Rakoff.

  • Education

    • Bachelor English, Oberlin College, Ohio, 1994. Master of Arts English, University London, England, 1995. Master of Computer Applications Writing, Columbia University, New York City, 1999.

    Career

    • Books editor About.com, New York City, 1999—2000. Books columnist Snout, 2000—2002. Web editor Lingua Franca, 2001.

      Books editor Hees, 2002—2003, nextbook.026, New York City, 2004. Freelance writer NYTimes, LATimes...., since 2000.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to Magazines and Newspapers, poetry to reviews and literary magazines.

    Membership

    Member of Author's Guild.

    Connections

    • Married Evan Dalton Smith, October 3, 1998. 1 child Colemane Dalton.
    • father: Stanley Elmer
    • mother: Phyllis Myrna Rakoff
    • spouse: Evan Dalton Smith
    • child: Colemane Dalton SmithRakoff
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    Born September 6, 1972
    (age 44)
    Nationality
    • 1994
      Oberlin College
    • 1995
      University London
    • 1999
      Columbia University
    • 2002
      books columnist Snout
    • 1999
      Books editor About.com
    • 2001
      web editor Lingua Franca
    • 2002 - 2003
      books editor Hees
    • 2004
      books editor Hees
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