Animated Star 17th Annual Key West Literary Seminar Animated Star
January 7-10, 1999
Writers' Workshops - January 11-14, 1999
The American Novel, January 7-10, 1999 MORGAN
ENTREKIN

President and Publisher,
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

MORGAN ENTREKIN is 43 years old and has been working in publishing for 20 years. After graduating from Stanford and the Radcliffe Publishing Course, he joined Delacorte Press/Dell. At Delacorte he worked with such authors as Kurt Vonnegut, Jayne Anne Phillips, Craig Nova and Richard Brautigan. In 1982 he moved to Simon & Schuster where he acquired books by Richard Ford, Bret Easton Ellis, and Dr. Michael Debakey.

In 1984, he left to start his own imprint at Atlantic Monthly Press. Over 40 titles were published under the Morgan Entrekin Books/Atlantic Monthly Press imprint--general nonfiction, current affairs, history, travel, investigative journalism, humor, and fiction. Authors included P.J. O'Rourke, Rian Malan, Richard Preston, Cynthia Heimel, and Francisco Goldman.

In 1991, Morgan acquired, with a group of investors, Atlantic Monthly Press. In 1993, he merged the company with Grove Press, publisher of Samuel Beckett, William Burroughs, and Harold Pinter, among others. Morgan is currently the President and Publisher of Grove/Atlantic, Inc., which publishes 75 to 80 titles a year. Among the authors published by Grove/Atlantic are Kenzaburo Oe, Sherman Alexie, Will Self, Fay Weldon, and Charles Frazier.


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