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Cowley, Malcolm

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Publishing; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Biographical Studies. 1369 words.

Cowley, Malcolm (24 August 1898–28 March 1989), literary critic and editor, was born in a farmhouse near Belsano, Pennsylvania, the son of William Cowley, a homeopathic physician, and...

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Crosland [née Watson], Susan Barnes (1927–2011), journalist and author

David Lipsey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Biographical Studies; Literature. 1113 words.

Crosland [née Watson], Susan Barnes (1927–2011), journalist and author, was born on 23 January 1927 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, the second daughter of Mark Skinner Watson (1887–1966) and...

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De Casseres, Benjamin

Jim Tuck.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Journalism; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Biographical Studies. 1220 words.

De Casseres, Benjamin (1873–06 December 1945), author and journalist, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of David De Casseres, a printer, and Charlotte Davis. On his father’s...

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Hahn, Emily [Mickey] (1905–1997), author and traveller

Ken Cuthbertson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; Biographical Studies. 1280 words.

Hahn, Emily [Mickey] (1905–1997), author and traveller, was born at 4858 Fountain Avenue, St Louis, Missouri, on 14 January 1905, the fifth of the six children of Isaac Newton Hahn...

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Harris, Frank

Bridget Bennett.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Biographical Studies. 1532 words.

Harris, Frank (14 February 1856–26 August 1931), journalist and writer, was born James Thomas Harris in Galway, Ireland, the son of Thomas Vernon Harris, a customs shipmaster, and Anne...

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Herbst, Josephine Frey

Caren Irr.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Biographical Studies. 1137 words.

Herbst, Josephine Frey (05 March 1892–28 January 1969), novelist, biographer, and radical journalist, was born in Sioux City, Iowa, the daughter of William Benton Herbst, a salesman of farm...

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Mailer, Norman

J. Michael Lennon.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Biographical Studies. 1864 words.

Mailer, Norman (31 January 1923–10 November 2007), novelist, biographer, and journalist, was born Norman Kingsley Mailer in Long Branch, New Jersey, the eldest child of Isaac Barnett...

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McAlmon, Robert Menzies

Sanford J. Smoller.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Publishing; Biographical Studies. 1785 words.

McAlmon, Robert Menzies (09 March 1895–02 February 1956), writer and publisher, was born in Clifton, Kansas, the son of John Alexander McAlmon, a Presbyterian minister, and Bess Urquhart....

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McElroy, John

Susan McMichaels.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Biographical Studies. 903 words.

McElroy, John (25 August 1846–12 October 1929), journalist and author, was born in Greenup County, Kentucky, the son of Robert McElroy, an ironmaster, and Mary Henderson. The family...

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Morris, Willie

Stacey Hamilton.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Biographical Studies. 1604 words.

Morris, Willie (29 November 1934–02 August 1999), writer and editor, was born William Weaks Morris in Jackson, Mississippi, the son of Henry Rae Morris, a gas station owner, and Marion...

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