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Suzanne Magdalena Coil, American writer, artist. Named Honorary Citizen New Orleans, 1978. Member Educational Paperback Association (co-founder, past board directors), Society Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, International Guild of Miniature Artisans, The Authors Guild.

Background

Coil, Suzanne Magdalena was born on February 19, 1935 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Michael and Magdalena Armbrusht Wolf.

Education

Bachelor, University Chicago, 1955.

Career

Director promotion and publicity Houghton Mifflin Company, Chicago, Boston and Geneva, 1955-1960. Copy chief, dealer and with library sales department McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York City, 1967-1970. Advertising management trade books department Harcourt, Brace & World Inc., 1970.

Manager educational advertising and promotion Dell Public Company Inc., 1970-1976. Managing director educational advertising and promotion Bantam Books, 1976-1977, Avon Books, New York City, 1977-1983. Manager educational advertising and promotions Franklin Watts Public Company, 1983-1989.

Independent writer, from 1999. Part-time faculty assistant University Chicago, 1957-1958. Examination proctor and grader, University Colorado Psychology Department, 1960-1961.

Member faculty, chairman department English, assistant to director public relations Shimer College, Mount Carroll, Illinois, 1961-1962.

Works

Membership

Member Educational Paperback Association (co-founder, past board directors), Society Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, International Guild of Miniature Artisans, The Authors Guild.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting, miniatures, crafts, jazz piano, literary fiction.

Connections

Married Jesse Lynell Coil, September 16, 1959. Children: Rene Matthias, Astrid Teresa Magdalena.

father:
Michael Wolf

mother:
Magdalena Armbrusht Wolf

spouse:
Jesse Lynell Coil

children:
Rene Matthias Coil

Astrid Teresa Magdalena Coil