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Stephanie Frerich, Vice President and Executive Editor

Stephanie Frerich is an executive editor and vice president at Simon & Schuster since 2018, acquiring idea-driven, conversation-starting nonfiction on topics such as current events, business and economics, history, narrative nonfiction, popular science and psychology, and biography/memoir. 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 reporter Taylor Lorenz, neuroscientist Heather Berlin, Washington Post 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, briefly left publishing for a jaunt in the startup world at Skillshare, and brings an innovative, hands-on approach for how to publish good books.