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Barbara Swett Burt Edit Profile

Writer and editorial consultant

Barbara Swett Burt, American Writer and editorial consultant.

Background

Burt, Barbara Swett was born on October 21, 1955 in Hinsdale, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Philip E. and Ann (Parkhurst) Swett.

Education

Student, Middlebury College, 1973-1975; Bachelor, Boston University, 1978; Master of Education, Harvard University, 1992.

Career

Editorial assistant, Winthrop Publications, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1977-1978; college traveler, McGraw-Hill Book Publications, New York City, 1978-1980; editor, Massachusetts Council for Children, Concord, 1981-1984; founder, general manager, Telltales Fine Children's Books, Bath, Maine., 1985-1990. Board directors Maine Writers and Publications Alliance, Brunswick, Maine, since 1988.

Connections

Married Richard F. Burt, August 21, 1977. Children: Jenna Joscelyn, Anita Mills.

father:
Philip E. Swett

mother:
Ann (Parkhurst) Swett

spouse:
Richard F. Burt

child:
Jenna Joscelyn Burt

child:
Anita Mills Burt