About S. T. Haggerty

S.T. Haggerty, author of Cows in the Fog

S.T. Haggerty,
author of Cows in the Fog

S.T. Haggerty served as a magazine editor at McGraw-Hill Publications in New York. As a free-lance writer, he has published articles in a number of magazines. He began his journalism career as a college senior, writing sports articles for the Bennington Banner in Vermont.

He received his Master’s Degree in Journalism from the University of South Carolina where he attended on a graduate assistantship scholarship. His concentration was in creative fiction and non-fiction. He placed third in USC’s fiction writing contest.

From Southern Vermont College, he earned his B.S. degree in Business Communications with a minor in English Literature.

He is an alumnus of the American Society of Magazine Editors Internship Program, and was chosen as one of three American students by the vice president of McGraw-Hill to be an editorial trainee.

Among his teachers have been B.K. Fischer, Poetry Editor of the Boston Review; William Emerson Jr., former editor-in-chief of the original Saturday Evening Post; William Price Fox, novelist and writer-in-residence at the University of South Carolina, and Madeleine L’Engle, novelist and poet, who wrote the Newbury Award-winning young adult book of the year, A Wrinkle in Time.

Haggerty is a member of the Mahopac Writer’s Group led by author and popular speaker, Vinny Dacquino.

Previously, the author conducted interviews about rural life in the early twentieth century with local people from his Vermont village, which appeared in The Yellow Farmhouse Cookbook, and Letters to Charlie, both by Christopher Kimball, who is editor and publisher of Cook’s Illustrated magazine, and host of the popular television program America’s Test Kitchen.