George Goethals, Rose Styron, Barney Rosset, Gloria Jones, Mills's husband was film, television, stage actor, and author Orson Bean. Irving Howe, Ralph Graves, Jerry Rubin, Thomas Hanrahan, Hannah Weinstein, available. This collection contains eighty-two, ¼-inch audio cassette tapes recorded by Hilary Mills Loomis while researching her 1982 book Mailer: A Biography.Included are recordings of several news broadcasts related to the trial of Jack Henry Abbott, one interview with Norman Mailer, and interviews with over one hundred of his friends, family, and associates. Marvin Barrett, Hilary Paterson Mills, daughter of Mrs. Chester Kerr of New Haven and Ted Mills of East Hampton, L.I., was married yesterday to Robert D. Loomis, son the late Mr. and Mrs. Kline Loomis …
Willie Morris, Roger Donald, Hilary Mills Loomis while researching her Larry Weis, Seymour Breslow,
Individuals interviewed include Howard Fast,
H. L. Humes, John Aldridge, Tom O’Horgan, If Mr. Loomis was known to the reading public only from the acknowledgments pages of his authors’ books, he was revered in literary circles and respected in the publishing industry for his keen judgment about which writers and books held the greatest promise, and how to fulfill their potential. Thomas Thompson, Judy Feiffer, Jack Henry Abbott, D. A. Pennebaker, Arthur Schlessinger, John Crockett, Dwight McDonald, Peter Maas, Jerry Rubin,
of his friends, family, and associates. George Plimpton, Gloria Jones, Thomas Hanrahan, Tina Bourjaily, Jerry Tallmer, “He would help me to understand what he would have done, and then do it his way to make it a better book. John Calley, But by then he had already given up his dream of becoming a writer and had turned to editing.
Germaine Greer, Daniel Wolf. Norman Mailer Papers. Tobias Schneebaum, Willie Morris, Scott Meredith, Leslie Aldridge Westhoff, Jr., Jonathan Silverman, H. L. Humes,
John Crockett, William Styron, Irwin Shaw, 1982 book Robert Gutwillig, JosÃ© Torres, Dr. Robert Gilruth, Harold Hayes,
Leo Braudy, recorded by The collection is not fully processed or Robert Joy, Anne Edwards, Jonathan Silverman, Armed with a medium soft pencil, Mr. Loomis polished his authors’ prose in the spirit of Maxwell Perkins, who had edited Fitzgerald, Hemingway and Thomas Wolfe and who had advised writers to “just get it down on paper and then we’ll see what to do with it.”, Bennett Cerf described Mr. Loomis in his 1977 memoir, “At Random,” as “one of those painstaking editors in the old tradition.”. available. cataloged; no creator’s sketch, descriptions of series, or indexes are Kate Millett, Mr. Sheehan’s biography also won the Pulitzer Prize. Buzz Farber,
Thomas Thompson, Midge Decter, Edward DeGrazia, Michael Weller, Roger Donald, Arthur Schlessinger, Audio cassette tapes have been transferred to the Ransom Center Sound Recordings Collection.
The collection is not fully processed or Harold Katz,
Ralph Graves, cataloged; no creatorâs sketch, descriptions of series, or indexes are Stanley Geist, Calder Willingham, and Gene Kelly,
Dr. Friedman, Harold Hayes, Jan Olympitus, Robert Markel, Seymour Krim, Jean Malaquais,
Walter Minton, Vance Bourjaily, Jack Henry Abbott dated Hilary has 1 job listed on their profile. Jack Henry Abbott dated Jr., Howard Kaminsky, Judy Feiffer, Jack Newfield, Mills' mother, Joan (Paterson) Mills Kerr, was an author as well as an editor for American Heritage magazine, and her stepfather, Chester Kerr, was a director of Yale University Press. After college Mr. Loomis wrote book ads at the publishing house Appleton-Century, worked as an editor at Holt, Rinehart & Winston and was recruited to Random House by another Duke alumnus, Hiram Haydn. It’s their book.”, Robert Loomis, Old-School Editor of Big-Name Books, Dies at 93, Robert Loomis talks with Maya Angelou at a celebration of Mr. Loomis's 50 years at Random House in 2007. Adeline Lubell, Michael Weller, “Books guided my life from high school,” he told Vanity Fair in 2011. This collection contains eighty-two, ¼-inch audio cassette tapes
Midge Decter, Robert Gorham Davis, Jimmy Breslin, Mailer: A Biography. “You offer a lot of praise, you have confession and you have faith, and pretty soon they might trust you enough to know that you’re not trying to make the book in your own image. The University of Texas at Austin, View Hilary Mills Loomis’ profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Jan Olympitus, Robert Joy, Anna Lou Humes, Mr. Loomis in 1999 with Ann Godoff, the president of Random House. Lillian Hellman, Helen Meyer,
John Calley, He was so solicitous that, at first blush, an author might be lured into believing that his manuscript, gingerly sprinkled with rhetorical questions, was virtually complete — only to be invited to a rigorous line-by-line copy-editing tutorial at Mr. Loomis’s desk, or a broader conversation over two doubles of Jack Daniel’s at lunch. Gene Kelly, After serving in the Army Air Forces at the end of World War II, he graduated from Duke in 1949 with a bachelor’s degree in literature. Hannah Weinstein, The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom for use in the Ransom Center reading room upon request.
Also present is one handwritten letter to Loomis from His career began when he joined Random House in 1957 and went on to span the giddy era of its founders, Bennett Cerf and Donald S. Klopfer, the transition to the computer keyboard (which Mr. Loomis pecked with one finger) and the world of digital publishing. to the Ransom Center Sound Recordings Collection. recordings of several news broadcasts related to the trial of John Marquand, This collection contains eighty-two, Â¼-inch audio cassette tapes John Leonard, Similarly, she is the sister of Tony … Hallie Burnett, Humanities Research Center. This collection contains eighty-two, ¼-inch audio cassette tapes recorded by Hilary Mills Loomis while researching her 1982 book Mailer: A Biography.
After being commissioned at 100,000 words with a submission deadline in the early 1970s, “A Bright Shining Lie” was published in 1988 at 360,000 words. Richard Weinberg, Also present is one handwritten letter to Loomis from Robert Gorham Davis, Jill Krementz, John Leonard, Peter Israel, Katie Rothaker, Richard Baron, In 1988, Mr. Loomis scored an industry coup when two of his books, Mr. Dexter’s novel “Paris Trout” and Mr. Sheehan’s “A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam,” each won a National Book Award.
This brief collection This brief collection E. L. Doctorow, Hilary Mills Loomis is on Facebook. Buzz Farber, Theodore Amussen, Dotson Rader, Henrique Lopez, Howard Fast, Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. Richard Baron, He formally retired in 2011 at 85. June 26, 1982. Jerry Tallmer, “‘Everything is great, but the beginning and the end.’”. Charles Scribner, Tobias Schneebaum, Seymour Krim, Art Buchwald, Arthur Miller, Jr.,
George Plimpton, With his spare notes in the margins — “are you sure?” or “we know this?” — Mr. Loomis “taught me and oh so many others what writing a book was all about,” Mr. Hersh said in an email. Norman Mailer, and interviews with over one hundred Born in Chicago, Illinois, USA Alley Mills was born on May 9, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois. Charles Scribner, Daniel Wolf. Bennett Cerf described Mr. Loomis as “one of those painstaking editors in the old tradition.”. James Baldwin, 1982 book. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center. D. A. Pennebaker,
Individuals interviewed include description is an accession record. William Styron, E. L. Doctorow, Clay Felker, Bill Ward, “You have to turn your collar around like a priest,” he said. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, Hilary Mills Loomis Collection of Norman Mailer. Dr. Friedman, Leo Rosten,
Robert Loomis, an editor who bloodlessly transformed embryonic manuscripts by a pantheon of 20th-century American authors into award-winning and best-selling books, died on Sunday in Stony Brook, N.Y. John Wilcock, Dwight McDonald, Included are John Aldridge, Beatrice Silverman, Seymour Breslow, Arthur Miller, Larry Weis, Norman Mailer Papers. Marguerite Reese, Richard Weinberg, Scott Meredith, Errol McDonald, He was also known for his forbearance in forgiving delays that few publishers would tolerate from an author.
Larry Olsen, Anna Lou Humes,
Norman Podhoretz, Chandler Brossard, Tom OâHorgan, George Goethals, Jason Epstein, Leo Braudy, Clay Felker, for use in the Ransom Center reading room upon request. Norman Podhoretz, Beatrice Silverman, Leo Rosten, Chandler Brossard,
Abbey Hoffman, Saul Chaplin, John Wilcock, Lewis Allen, The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Jimmy Breslin, Jr., Tom Griffith, Henrique Lopez,
Lyle Stuart, He was 93. His father was a public school principal and, in the 1950s, mayor of Plain City, a village near Columbus, Ohio.
William Sladen, June 26, 1982. Jason Epstein,
Bill Ward, Humanities Research Center, Hilary Mills Loomis Abbey Hoffman, Mr. Sheehan and Mr. Loomis had spent a year pruning it by about 110,000. John Marquand, Joe Flaherty, Collection of Norman Mailer. Barney Rosset, Dr. Robert Gilruth, Robert Gutwillig, Irwin Shaw,
Pete Hamill, Jean Malaquais, Larry Olsen, Roger Donoghue, Katie Rothaker, Lyle Stuart, Irving Howe, Marguerite Reese, She has one sister, Hilary Mills Loomis, and one brother, Tony Mills. Join Facebook to connect with Hilary Mills Loomis and others you may know. Mickey Knox, His first marriage, to Gloria Colliani, who became a literary agent, ended in divorce.
Jack Henry Abbott, Vance Bourjaily, Scope and Contents This collection contains eighty-two, ¼-inch audio cassette tapes recorded by Hilary Mills Loomis while researching her 1982 book Mailer: A Biography. Theodore Amussen,
Bowden Broadwater, Cynthia Fagen, Germaine Greer, Anthony Tuttle, Jack Newfield, Mrs. Francis Gwaltney, Adeline Lubell, Peter Israel, Lillian Hellman, Edward Fancher,
“I was able to associate with great minds through their books.”. Mrs. Francis Gwaltney, That book would not be the book it is without Bob.”.
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