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Mary Norris (copy editor)

Mary Norris (born February 7, 1952) is an American author, writer and copy editor for The New Yorker.

Mary Norris
Born (1952-02-07) February 7, 1952 (age 65)
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Alma mater Rutgers University
University of Vermont
Occupation Copy editor, writer, author

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Early lifeEdit

Mary Norris was raised in Cleveland, Ohio. She graduated from Rutgers University in 1974. She earned a masters in English from the University of Vermont.[1]

CareerEdit

Norris joined the editorial staff at The New Yorker in 1978. She has been a query proofreader at the magazine since 1993. She has also been a contributor to "The Talk of the Town" and The New Yorker website.[2][3][4]

Her first book, Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen, was published by W. W. Norton & Co on April 6, 2015.[5][6] She gave a TED talk at TED2016 on the same topic.[7][8]

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