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Morton D. Elevitch, American writer, editor. Fellow Yaddo, 1975-1976, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, 1986, Atlantic Center for the Arts, 1987; recipient award in fiction Pacific Coast Journal, 1996. Member of Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American Center, Poets and Writers, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Elevitch, Morton D. was born on July 23, 1925 in Duluth, Minnesota, United States. Son of Herman and Evelyn (Blehart) Elevitch.

Education

Bachelor summa cum laude, University Minnesota, 1949. Master of Arts, University Minnesota, 1950.

Career

Instructor English George Washington University, Washington, 1956-1957. Editor fiction Audience Literature Journal, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1959-1960. Co-founder, director information Association of Literature Magazines American, New York City, 1961-1964.

Co-founder, director Writers Roundtable, Rockland Center for Arts, Rockland County, New York, 1978-1979. Seismology assistant Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, 1989-1995. Instructor writing State University of New York Institute Senior Education, Suffern, 1997-1998.

Editorial consultant Chelsea Literature Journal, 1974-1976, Humerus, 1988-1990, The Pushcart Prize Yearly Anthology, 1977-2000. Advisor, mentor Young Writers Institute, Hartford, Connecticut. Contributor fiction and nonfiction to literature journals, anthologies, newspapers.

Pfc United States Army, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

Works

Membership

Member of Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American Center, Poets and Writers, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cartooning, biking.

Connections

Married Carol Kageff, August 27, 1956 (separated 1981). Children: Nikolas, Ilena, Kathrin.

father:
Herman Elevitch

mother:
Evelyn (Blehart) Elevitch

spouse:
Carol Kageff

children:
Nikolas Elevitch

Ilena Elevitch

Kathrin Elevitch