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Letty Cottin Pogrebin, American Writer, lecturer. President Author's Guild; board directors Mississippi Foundation, Americans for Peace Now, New Israel Fund, Jewish Fund for Justice, Commision on Women's Equality, American Jewish Congress, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American; member Task Force on Women Federation Jewish Philanthropies, Women's Forum.

Background

Pogrebin, Letty Cottin was born on June 9, 1939 in New York City. Daughter of Jacob and Cyral (Halpern) Cottin.

Education

Bachelor of Arts cum laude with special distinction in English and American Lit, Brandeis U., 1959.

Career

Vice president, Bernard Geis Associations (book publications), New York City, 1960-1970; columnist The Working Woman column, Ladies Home Journal, 1971-1981; founder, editor, Ms magazine, New York City, 1971-1987; columnist, editor at large, Ms magazine, New York City, 1987-1989; contributing editor, Ms magazine, New York City, since 1990; columnist, The New York Times, Newsday, Washington Post, Moment Magazine, Washington, since 1990; columnist, Moment Magazine, Washington, since 1990; contributing editor, Family Circle, Mississippi magazine, Tikkun magazine. Consultant Free to Be, You and Me projects, since 1972. Lecturer women's issues and family politics, changing roles of men and women, friendship in American, non-sexist child rearing and education, Judaism and feminism, Mid-East politics.

Works

Membership

President Author's Guild. Board directors Mississippi Foundation, Americans for Peace Now, New Israel Fund, Jewish Fund for Justice, Commision on Women's Equality, American Jewish Congress, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American. Member Task Force on Women Federation Jewish Philanthropies, Women's Forum.

Connections

Married Bertrand B. Pogrebin, December 8, 1963. Children: Abigail and Robin (twins), David.

father:
Jacob Cottin

mother:
Cyral (Halpern) Cottin

spouse:
Bertrand B. Pogrebin

children:
Abigail and Robin Pogrebin (twins)

David Pogrebin