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Marya Mannes

Marya Mannes, American author, journalist, social critic, satirist. Recipient George Polk Memorial award for magazine writing Long Island University, 1958, award of honor Philadelphia chapter Theta Sigma Phi, 1962. Trustee Mannes School Music, New York City; Member American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Author's League.

Background

  • Mannes, Marya was born on November 14, 1904 in New York City. Daughter of David and Clara (Damrosch) Mannes.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Miss Veltin School for Girls, New York City. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Hood College, 1961.

    Career

    • Feature editor Vogue magazine, New York City, 1933-1936, Glamour magazine, New York City, 1946. Intelligence analyst United States Government, 1942-1945. Freelance journalist, 1947-1952.

      Staff writer Reporter magazine, New York City, 1952-1963. Numerous television network appearances, from 1958. Lecturer university and national associations, from 1960.

    Works

    • Message from a Stranger
    • TITLE: MESSAGE FROM A STRANGER By MARYA MANNES 1948 First Edition AUTHOR: MARYA MANNES PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: THE VIKING PRESS, NY 1948 EDITION: First Edition with the line 'FIRST PUBLISHED BY THE VIKING PRESS IN FEBRUARY 1948' present CATEGORY: Love, Mystery BINDING/COVER: Hardback with dust jacket COLOR: GRAYISH GREEN
    • Out Of My Time
    • An autobiography by the author, artist, "spiritual hermaphrodite", television commentator and social critic.

    Membership

    Trustee Mannes School Music, New York City. Member American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Author's League.

    Connections

    • Married Jo Mielziner, 1926 (divorced). Married Richard Blow, February 1937 (divorced). 1 child, David J.; married Christopher Clarkson, April 2, 1948 (divorced).
    • father: David Mannes
    • mother: Clara (Damrosch) Mannes
    • spouses: Jo Mielziner
    • Richard Blow
    • Christopher Clarkson
    • child: David J. Mannes
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    Born November 14, 1904
    Died September 13, 1990
    (aged 85)
    Nationality
    • 1961
      Hood College
    • 1933 - 1936
      Feature editor Vogue magazine
    • 1942 - 1945
      intelligence analyst, United States Government
    • 1946
      Feature editor Vogue magazine
    • 1947 - 1952
      freelance journalist
    • 1952 - 1963
      staff writer, Reporter magazine