Stephen Brewer

Stephen Brewer - Editor

New York, NY, USA

I am a project editor who has developed photography, architecture and other nonfiction titles for Random House and other publishers.

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I have developed and edited books with leading photographers (the legendary Norman McGrath and Brenda Tharp, among others), celebrities (including Kaye Ballard and Katherine Hepburn), and many less famous but no less-hardworking authors who wish to showcase their work. I work closely with authors to organize their material, rework and enhance text as necessary, help select illustrations if included, do a thorough copy edit, and usually present a detailed thumbnail from which a designer can work. It's a genuine pleasure to help authors share their vision.
English (US)
Biographies & Memoirs
Health & Wellbeing
Home & Garden

Work experience


January, 1978 – Present (almost 44 years)

I've been an editor at national magazines, including Geo and Connoisseur, and have written for Esquire, Good Housekeeping, and others. I have a passion for books and have edited dozens of titles, often illustrated photography and architecture works, for publishers that include Random House and Monacelli Studio. I have also written newsletters, annual reports, and other communications for Accenture, Mercedes-Benz, and other corporate clients.

Travel Writer

Frommer's, Fodor's, Insight Guides
January, 1990 – Present (almost 32 years)

I cover England, Germany, Greece, Italy, and Scotland and other European destinations, doggedly digging up the details to bring these places to life for travelers. I also write about New York City, where I live when I am not residing in a small Tuscan hill town, an ideal place to work on long, involved projects.

How I Lost 10 Pounds in 53 Years: A Memoir

Ballard, Kaye, Hesselman, Jim

The Private World of Katharine Hepburn

Bryson, John, Hepburn, Katharine

The Story Factor

Simmons, Annette

Frommer's Italy 2020 (Complete Guides)

Brewer, Stephen, Heath, Elizabeth, Keeling, Stephen, Schoenung, Michelle, Strachan, Donald

365 Days in Italy Picture-A-Day Wall Calendar 2021

Schultz, Patricia, Rothfeld, Steven, Workman Calendars

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