Sheryl Berk

Sheryl Berk - Ghostwriter

New York, NY, USA

Bestselling ghostwriter and children’s book author with 8 NY Times bestsellers; Founding Editor in Chief Life & Style Weekly

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A SEASONED WRITER OF 20+ YEARS WITH EIGHT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERS TO MY CREDIT, I have extensive knowledge and experience in the publishing industry. My early training as an entertainment editor and journalist has given me a unique understanding of the industry, and an excellent rapport with managers, agents and publicists. Celebrities trust me to write their books. 

MY EDITORIAL EXPERTISE includes helming the launch of the first celebrity lifestyle weekly, Life & Style, as its founding editor in chief. I have also edited and generated original content for, as well as written dozens of cover interviews and features for InStyle, McCall’s, Martha Stewart Weddings, and A&E Biography. 

MY STRENGTH AS A COLLABORATOR lies in my ability to “channel” my client’s voice and bring it to the printed page. I enjoy helping each individual through the process, and making the experience exciting, cathartic, rewarding and above all, smooth and easy. Whether it’s penning an emotional memoir, or packaging a lifestyle guide chock-full of tips and how-tos, my clients are always happy with the result.
Short-Form Content
English (US)


  • NY Times Bestsellers

Work experience

Ghostwriter, My Journey with Farrah

January, 2010 – Present (almost 11 years)

Worked with Alana Stewart on her bestselling memoir about Farrah Fawcett.

Ghostwriter, Soul Surfer (book and movie)

January, 2003 – January, 2010 (about 7 years)

Worked with Bethany Hamilton on her bestselling memoir; was made into a major motion picture; consulted with screenwriter and director on script.

Life & Style Weekly

Bauer Publishing
March, 2002 – June, 2005 (over 3 years)

Founding Editor in Chief


January, 1998 – Present (almost 23 years)

Celebrity ghostwriter for numerous books; worked with Britney Spears, Carmen Electra, Wendy Williams, Derek Hough, Zendaya, Baby Ariel, Maddie and Mackenzie Ziegler, Whitney Port and others. Great rapport with publishing houses/editors. Most of my books have made it on to besteseller lists.

Portfolio (11 selected works)

How to Be Sexy

Electra, Carmen

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