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Stephanie Frerich VP, Executive Editor Simon & Schuster

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Stephanie Frerich is a Vice President and Executive Editor at Simon & Schuster, where she acquires a wide variety of nonfiction, including narrative nonfiction, current events, business and economics, history, popular culture, and biography/memoir. Her New York Times bestselling books at Simon & Schuster include Just Pursuit by Laura Coates, Amazon Unbound by Brad Stone, I Would Leave Me If I Could by Halsey, and How to Invest by David Rubenstein. Her other noteworthy books are the winner of the 2020 Financial Times Book of the Year Award, No Filter by Sarah Frier; host of the WNYC Death, Sex & Money podcast Anna Sale’s Let’s Talk About Hard Things; and the 30th anniversary edition of Stephen R. Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. She is currently working on books by Kara Swisher, Gretchen Morgenson, Taylor Lorenz, Elizabeth Bernstein, Lisa Davis, Heather Berlin, and more. Her previous books include #1 New York Times bestselling Measure What Matters by John Doerr, Emily Chang’s Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys’ Club of Silicon Valley, Julie Zhou’s The Making of a Manager, and Marie Forleo’s Everything Is Figureoutable. Hailing from Minnesota, she studied James Joyce while pursuing a master’s degree at Trinity College in Ireland, learned how to run a small publishing company at Ivan R. Dee in Chicago, briefly left publishing for a jaunt in the startup world at Skillshare, and brings an innovative, hands-on approach for how to publish good books.

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Last Updated: November 17, 2022