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Hallie Southgate Burnett-Zeisel Edit Profile

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Hallie Southgate Burnett-Zeisel, American author, editor. Recipient O. Henry prize, 1942. Past member Junior League New York City; Member Woman Pays Club, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association (past member board directors), Overseas Press Club (New York City chapter), Woman's Club (Raleigh, North Carolina chapter).

Background

Burnett-Zeisel, Hallie Southgate was born on December 3, 1907 in St. Louis. Daughter of John McKnight and Elizabeth (Baker) Southgate.

Career

Co-editor Story magazine, Story Press, New York City, 1942-1970;co-editor Story magazine, Welcome to Life, 1947;senior fiction editor, Prentice-Hall, Inc., New York City, 1958-1960;fiction editor, Yankee Magazine, N.H., 1959-1960;associate professor literature, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, 1960-1964;book editor, Reader's Digest Book Club, Pleasantville, New York, 1965-1966. Teacher short story writing New York City Writers Conference Wagner College, S.I., New York, summers 1955-1960, Hunter College, 1959-1961.

Works

Membership

Past member Junior League New York City. Member Woman Pays Club, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association (past member board directors), Overseas Press Club (New York City chapter), Woman's Club (Raleigh, North Carolina chapter).

Connections

Married Whit Burnett, 1942 (deceased). Children: John Southgate, Whitney Ann Burnett Voss. Married William Zeisel, 1977 (deceased 1981).

father:
John McKnight Southgate

mother:
Elizabeth (Baker) Southgate

spouse:
Whit Burnett

spouse:
William Zeisel

child:
John Southgate Burnett-Zeisel

child:
Whitney Ann Burnett Voss Burnett-Zeisel