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Harriet Swift Edit Profile

Editor , writer

Harriet Swift, American writer, editor. Recipient Best Feature Writer award California Press Women, 1984, Outstanding Feature Story award Associated Press, 1992.

Background

Swift, Harriet was born on February 5, 1949 in Greenville, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Robert Ernest and Lall (Hybart) Swift.

Education

Student, Birmingham Southern College, 1969. Bachelor, University Alabama, 1973.

Career

Copy editor Birmingham Post-Herald, Alabama, 1977-1980. Night city editor Colorado Springs (Colorado) Gazette-Telegraph, 1980-1981. Theater critic Oakland (California) Tribune, 1981-1992.

Copy editor San Francisco Examiner, 1994-1995. Freelance writer, editor.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Virago Woman's Guide to San Francisco, 1994. Editor, co-author: Time Out Guide to New Orleans, 1998.

Connections

father:
Robert Ernest Swift

mother:
Lall (Hybart) Swift