Ted Solotaroff, 2nd Annual ODU Literary Festival


Ted Solotaroff

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Rooms 148-150, Webb University Center

Author/Artist Bio

Ted Solotaroff is a senior editor at Bantam Books. He has served as an editor of Commentary, the New York Herald-Tribune's Book Week, and the New York World Journal Tribune. In 1967 he founded the widely acclaimed literary magazine New American Review (later American Review), which he continued to edit until its final issue in 1977. Mr. Solotaroff recently edited "The Best American Short Stories 1978". He has taught at the University of Chicago, Yale, Columbia, the City College of New York, and the University of California at Berkeley. He is a recipient of the Irita Van Doren Award for his contribution to book publishing; and the Brandeis University Creative Arts Award for his work as an editor and critic.


Solotaroff spoke on the topic of Teaching and Editing at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 3, in Rooms 148-150, Webb University Center, Norfolk, Virginia.

After the Reading, Solotaroff participated on a panel titled The Writer, The Agent, The Editor, The Reviewer, with Ray Lincoln, Mary Lee Settle, and Kathyrn Morton on Wednesday, October 3rd, 1979 at 2:00 p.m. In rooms 148-150 at the ODU Webb University Center, Norfolk, Virginia.


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