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Kevin Fitzpatrick
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Kevin Fitzpatrick is President of The Dorothy Parker Society, and the author of "Under the Table: A Dorothy Parker Cocktail Guide"

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Condé Nast Hired Dorothy Parker 100 Years Ago

(2) Comments | Posted March 17, 2015 | 5:47 PM

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Vogue added Dorothy Parker to its staff in 1915.

Dorothy Rothschild was 21 and living on the Upper West Side of Manhattan when she mailed a letter that changed her life. It happened 100 years ago, sometime in early 1915. The moment...

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6 Women You Didn't Know Were Members of the Algonquin Round Table

(28) Comments | Posted January 5, 2015 | 9:04 AM

Dorothy Parker and Edna Ferber were the only women sitting at the Algonquin Round Table, correct? That's what I thought before I started researching my new book The Algonquin Round Table New York: A Historical Guide. After all, these are the only females among...

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Dorothy Parker Happy in Los Angeles

(1) Comments | Posted December 6, 2013 | 2:36 PM

The quintessential New York author would appear to be Dorothy Parker. Raised on Manhattan's Upper West Side. Working at Vogue when she was 21 and writing for Vanity Fair at 24. Attending the birth of The New Yorker with her pals of the Algonquin Round Table. However, was...

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How To Drink Like Dorothy Parker

(6) Comments | Posted November 6, 2013 | 6:40 AM

Time and again the finest female poets led a life that was echoed in what they put down on paper. The enigmatic Emily Dickinson. The scandalous Edna St. Vincent Millay. The tragic Sylvia Plath and Sara Teasdale. In their league is Dorothy Parker, crafter of devilish...

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