It was a miracle to me, this transformation of my acorns into an oak.
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|Profession:||Editor, Poet, Writer|
Betsy Lerner is an American editor,poet and writer. She worked as an editor for 16 years at major trade publishers including Simon & Schuster, Houghton Mifflin and Executive Editor at Doubleday. She mostly works with non-fiction writers in the areas of science, psychology, history, cultural studies, biography, current events, memoir and the hard to categorize. Lerner was the recipient of the Tony Godwin Publishing Prize. She holds an MFA from Columbia University and is the author of Food & Loathing and The Forest for the Trees: An Editor's Advice to Writers. She received an Academy of American Poets Poetry Prize, and was one of PEN’s Emerging Writers in 1987. She also received the Tony Godwin Publishing Prize for Editors Under 35. She lives in Pelham, New York, and is currently an agent at the Gernert Company.
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