William Belmont Parker

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William Belmont Parker (born Hasbury, England, 19 September 1871; died 1934) was a United States editor.

Biography[edit]

He came to the United States in early youth, graduated from Harvard in 1897, and in 1898-1902 was assistant editor of the Atlantic Monthly. He was literary adviser to Houghton, Mifflin and Company, New York City, in 1902-04; instructor in English at Harvard in 1904-05 and lecturer in that subject at Columbia in 1905-08.

He was advisory editor of the Associated Sunday Magazines in 1906-08, and literary editor of The World's Work in 1908. He was editor and literary adviser to the Baker and Taylor Company in 1909-12, and literary adviser to the Century Company in 1912. He was business manager of the Churchman in 1912-14. Beginning in 1914, he was an editor with S. Pearson and Son.

Works[edit]

He edited:

He wrote:

  • Life of Edward Rowland Sill (1915)
  • Argentines of to-day (1921, The Hispanic Society of America)
  • Bolivians of to-day (1921, The Hispanic Society of America)
  • Chileans of to-day (1921, The Hispanic Society of America)
  • Cubans of to-day (1921, The Hispanic Society of America)
  • Paraguayans of to-day (1921, The Hispanic Society of America)
  • Uruguayans of to-day (1921, The Hispanic Society of America)

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