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Editor , publisher , author

Hal Dareff, American author, editor, publisher. Served with Army of the United States, 1941-1945. Member Authors Guild, Artists and Writers Association, Authors League American.

Background

Dareff, Hal was born on May 8, 1920 in Brooklyn. Son of Barnett and Bessie (Littman) Dareff.

Education

Educated, New School Social Research, New York Cityeducated, Washington and Lee University.

Career

Free-lance writer and editor, 1946-1952. Editor Children's Digest of Parents' Institute and Better Reading Foundation, 1952-1967. General editor Dell Seal Books of Dell Public Company, 1963-1965.

Also editorial consultant public company. Contributing editor Parents' magazine, 1965-1966. Editor-in-chief juvenile and young adult books Grosset and Dunlap, Incorporated, New York York City, 1967-1969.

Vice president, public Greenwood Press, Inc. Also affiliate Negro Universities Press, Westport, Connecticut, 1969-1970. Public consultant New American Library, Inc., since 1970.

President, public Hyperion Press, Inc., since 1972. Public consultant, since 1983.

Works

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1941-1945. Member Authors Guild, Artists and Writers Association, Authors League American.

Connections

Son of Barnett and Bessie (Littman) D. M. Gladys Wilkowitz, September 12, 1944. Children: Scott, Brooks.

father:
Barnett Dareff

mother:
Bessie (Littman) Dareff

spouse:
Gladys Wilkowitz

children:
Scott Dareff

Brooks Dareff