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Shirley Blotnick Moskow, American Writer. Steering committee Beth Israel Hospital President Circle, Boston, 1993-1996; co-chair Boston local National Writers Union, 1995-1997. Member Society Professional Journalists (N.E. chapter, president 1982-1983), National LeagueAm. Pen Women (Wellesley, Massachusetts branch president 1992-1994), Boston Author's Club (board directors since 1992), International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association.

Background

Moskow, Shirley Blotnick was born on May 27, 1935 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Samuel and Mollie Natalie (Pearl) Blotnick.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Boston University, 1957.

Career

Feature editor, reporter, The News-Tribune, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1971-1982. Writing instructor Middlesex Community College, Bedford, Massachusetts.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author, editor: Hunan Hand, 1987. Author: Emma's World, 1991. (with others) Best Places to Kiss in New England, 1993.

      Revised Boston's Freedom Trail, 1994, 2000. Contributor numerous articles to popular magazines.

Membership

Member Beth Israel Hospital President Circle, Boston, 1993-1996. Co-chair Boston local National Writers Union, 1995-1997, steering committee. Member Society Professional Journalists (Northeast chapter, president 1982-1983), National League American Pen Women (Wellesley, Massachusetts branch president 1992-1994), Boston Author's Club (board directors since 1992), International Food, Travel Journalists Guild.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, traveling, tennis.

Connections

Married Richard Sumner, December 18, 1955. Children: Jeffrey Howard, Eric Jordan (deceased 1967), Neal Lewis.

father:
Samuel Blotnick

mother:
Mollie Natalie (Pearl) Blotnick

spouse:
Richard Sumner

children:
Jeffrey Howard Moskow

Eric Jordan Moskow (deceased 1967)

Neal Lewis Moskow