Vice President and Executive Editor
Simon & Schuster Book Publisher
"If you love books—whether they spark your imagination through the ideas they offer or the escape and magic they provide—I can help explain book publishing. You can pursue a job through this field, working behind-the-scenes to help bring a book to life. Or I can help demystify the publishing process if you're interested in writing, from idea phase to finding a book agent, how to write a nonfiction manuscript, how to pitch your book idea, and more."
Stephanie Frerich is an executive editor at Simon & Schuster where she works with nonfiction books and authors, on a variety of topics, from current events, history, biography, business and economics, and psychology. S Some of her bestselling and award-winning books include Just Pursuit by Laura Coates, Amazon Unbound by Brad Stone, I Would Leave Me If I Could by Halsey, Measure What Matters by John Doerr, No Filter by Sarah Frier, How to Invest by David Rubenstein, Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys’ Club of Silicon Valley by Emily Chang, and The Making of a Manager by Julie Zhuo. Other of her forthcoming and published authors include Kara Swisher, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Gretchen Morgenson, WNYC Death, Sex & Money host Anna Sale, Congressman Ro Khanna, Washington Post technology reporter Taylor Lorenz, neuroscientist Heather Berlin, Wall Street Journalist relationship columnist Elizabeth Bernstein, and more. Stephanie also oversees the Stephen R. Covey The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People library. 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, and briefly left publishing for a jaunt in the startup world at Skillshare.