Lionel Bascom

24 Hilldale Rd. New Fairfield, Ct.

Professional Experience

I have published numerous articles and books (non-fiction and fiction) in mainstream media and publishing houses, including the New York Times, Simon & Schuster, St. Martin's Press, HarperCollins, Praeger, Greenwood Press and others. I am a two time Pulitzer juror at Columbia University. I have taught writing for more than 30 years at Western Connecticut State University.


40 Years
Book Author
30 Years
40 Years


31 Years
10 Years
Personal Finance
11 Years


Academia Teaching
31 Years
Book Publishing Consumer
29 Years
Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
10 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

40 Years

Other Work History

New CV of Lionel C. Bascom Summary of Professional Activities I have taught writing in the Department of Writing, Linguistics and Creative Process at Western Connecticut State University since 1987 as both a full time and adjunct professor. My career includes writing numerous books, editing and writing for a broad range of national magazines and newspapers, including Money and Fortune at Time Inc., The New York Times, the Detroit Free Press and United Press International; developing, editing and writing, publishing numerous nonfiction books, as well as working as a full time university professor for more than twenty years. Work Experience: Journalism Professor, Western Connecticut State University (Danbury, Ct), 1987- Present. Lecturer: Naugatuck Community College, 2009-2014 Managing Editor,, 2005-2008 Immigration Link, a by-monthly tabloid newspaper published by the law offices of Spar & Bernstein, New York, N.Y. , Fall 2006 Freelance author, editor, 1987- present Time Inc., F

Computer Skills

InDesign Photoshop


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Below are URLs for my work 1. Harlem: Crucible of Modern African Culture 2. Johns Hopkins University Press 3. Kirkus Review of A Renaissance in Harlem