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Margaret A. Harrell

Margaret A. Harrell is the author of the four-volume Keep This Quiet! memoir series (Saeculum
University Press 2011–2018). The first volume, My Relationship with Hunter S. Thompson,
Milton Klonsky, and Jan Mensaert
, covers her life in Greenwich Village New York City while
working at Random House. There, she was the copy editor, Assistant Editor for Hunter
Thompson’s Hell’s Angels, among other high-profile books. She and Hunter became lifelong
friends. Margaret is a three-time fellow at MacDowell Colony. She has an MA from Columbia
University in contemporary British and American literature and afterwards studied at the C. G.
Jung Institute Zurich. A dual national, she lived many years in Morocco, Switzerland, and
Belgium. Margaret is a highly experienced freelance book editor and a teacher of advanced
meditation courses. Her professional papers, one play, anthologized poetry, and other writings
have appeared in the U.S., Belgium, and Romania. She is also a cloud photographer.