Daniel Halpern

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(Halpern, Daniel) Daniel Halpern is the author of nine collections of poetry, including Foreign Neon and Something Shining. He has edited over 15 anthologies and books, including Plays in One Act, Writers on Artists, and The Art of the Tale: An International Anthology of Short Stories. For twenty-five years Halpern edited the international literary magazine Antaeus, which he founded in Tangier, Morocco with Paul Bowles. A recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as the PEN Publisher Citation and the first Editor’s Award from Poets and Writers, Halpern has been the publisher and president of Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, since 1971. From 1975 to 1995 he taught in the graduate writing program of Columbia University, which he chaired for many years. He has also taught at The New School for Social Research and Princeton University.