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Morty E. Sklar

Morty E. Sklar, American publisher, editor. Founder (with others) Phoenix House, New York City, 1966; active Increase the Peace Volunteer Corps., New York City, 1992-1995. With United States Army, 1954-1956. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Academy American Poets, Small Press Center.

Background

  • Sklar, Morty E. was born on November 28, 1935 in Sunnyside, New York, United States. Son of Jack and Selma (Ehrlich) Sklar.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English, University Iowa, 1972.

    Career

    • Founding editor, public The Spirit That Moves Us Press, Jackson Heights, New York, since 1974.

    Works

    • Author: The Night We Stood Up For Our Rights, 1977. Editor: The Casting of Bells, 1983 (Jaroslav Seifert, Nobel prize 1984).

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Founder (with others) Phoenix House, New York City, 1966. Active Increase the Peace Volunteer Corps., New York City, 1992-1995. With United States Army, 1954-1956.

    Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Academy American Poets, Small Press Center.

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Shelley Joy Sterling, August 17, 1981 (divorced 1983). Married Marcela B. Bruno, June 7, 1993. Children: Patricio Bruno, Marcos Bruno.
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    Born November 28, 1935
    • 1972
      University Iowa
    • 1974
      Founding editor
      Jackson Heights, New York, United States