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Seymour Epstein, American author. Recipient Edward Lewis Wallant Memorial Book award for Leah, 1964; Guggenheim fellow, 1965. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

Background

Epstein, Seymour was born on December 2, 1917 in New York City. Son of Joseph and Jenny (Pomerantz) Epstein.

Education

Student, College City New York, 1938. Student, New York University, 1939.

Career

Worked at various jobs, to 1960. Teacher creative writing New School Social Research, New York City, since 1963. Professor University Denver., professor emeritus, 1985-1986.

Works

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

Connections

Married Miriam Kligman, May 5, 1956. Children– Alan, Paul.

father:
Joseph Epstein

mother:
Jenny (Pomerantz) Epstein

spouse:
Miriam Kligman

children:
Alan Epstein

Paul Epstein