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Bernard Berenson Perry Edit Profile

Editor , consultant

Bernard Berenson Perry, American editor, consultant. Member Association American University Presses (vice president 1973-1974), Harvard clubs of New York City and Indiana, Arts Club, Phi Kappa Sigma.

Background

Perry, Bernard Berenson was born on December 16, 1910 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Ralph Barton and Rachel (Berenson) Perry.

Education

Student, University North Carolina, 1932-1933;AB, Harvard University, 1934.

Career

With, W.W. Norton & Company, 1934-1935;associate editor, Evangelical Presbyterian Dutton & Company, 1936-1940;associate editor, sales manager, Vanguard Press, 1940-1945;general manager, A.A. Wyn, Inc., 1945-1949;founder, director, Indiana U. Press, Bloomington, 1950-1976;consultant editor, Indiana U. Press, Bloomington, from 1976. Visiting professor creative writing U. New Mexico, summer 1950. Consultant editor W.D.Howells Edit.

Panelist National Endowment for Humanities, 1978. Editorial consultant University Press New England. Reader Book-of-the-Month Club.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor chapters How To Write for Pleasure and Profit, also to New York Times Book Review, Saturday Review, Scholarly Public.

Membership

Member Association American University Presses (vice president 1973-1974), Harvard clubs of New York City and Indiana, Arts Club, Phi Kappa Sigma.

Connections

Married Marian Wynn, October 10, 1941 (divorced 1947). Married second, Elizabeth B. Jennings, November 22, 1947. Children: Marjorie Elizabeth, David Jennings, Rachel Berenson.

father:
Ralph Barton Perry

mother:
Rachel (Berenson) Perry

spouses:
Marian Wynn

second

children:
Marjorie Elizabeth Perry

David Jennings Perry

Rachel Berenson Perry