Robert Allen Leiter Edit Profile
Bachelor in English and Creative Writing with honors, University Iowa, 1970.
Freelance writer short stories, book reviews, feature articles The Nation, The New Republic, Redbook, American Scholar, New York Times, Partisan Review, The Forward, others, since 1973. Managing editor, book columnist Inside magazine, Philadelphia, 1983-1987. General reporter, book editor Jewish Exponent, 1987-1998.
Co-editor Friday, literature supplement newspaper Jewish Exponent, Philadelphia, 1983-1987, managing editor Jewish Exponent 100th Anniversary edition, 1987, editor Extra Extra, weekly magazine section, 1987-1994. News editor Jewish Exponent, 1994-1995, literature supplement editor, 1995-1998, interim editor-in-chief, 1998-1999, literature editor, 1999—2008, senior editor, since 2009. Editor-in-chief, Inside Magazine, 2000-2007.
Contributor editor American Poetry Review, Philadelphia, since 1987. Instructor writing, American literature, theater Cheltenham (Pennsylvania) Adult School, 1983-1987. Instructor Jewish American literature, Jews in politics Daroff Campus Adult Studies, Pennsylvania, 1984, 99-2001.
Member selection committee Annual Chaim Potok Literature Award, 2003-2004.
Assistant to vice chairman United States Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, 1987-1988. Member Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Barbara Ann Field, May 6, 1973. Children: Lauren, James, Rebecca.
1970University Iowa , English and Creative Writing with honors , Bachelor of Arts
1983 - 1987
1987 - 1998