William Zinsser


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William Zinsser is a writer, editor, and teacher. Visit him at his website.

He began his career as a journalist for the New York Herald Tribune, where he worked as a feature writer, drama editor, film critic, and editorial writer, and has been a longtime contributor to leading magazines.

Throughout the 1970s, Zinsser taught writing at Yale University where he was master of Branford College. He served as executive editor of the Book-of-the-Month Club from 1979 to 1987.

His 17 books include On Writing Well, which is in the seventh edition; Writing to LearnSpring TrainingEasy to Remember: The Great American Songwriters and Their Songs; and most recently, Writing About Your Life. Zinsser now teaches at the New School, in New York, his hometown, and at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.