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Mary Norris

Biography

Mary Norris

Mary Norris joined the editorial staff of The New Yorker in 1978 and has been a copy editor and proofreader there for more than 30 years. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, she lives in New York and Rockaway. BETWEEN YOU & ME: Confessions of a Comma Queen (W. W. Norton) is her first book.

Mary Norris

Books by Mary Norris

by Mary Norris - Nonfiction, Reference, Writing

Mary Norris has spent more than three decades in The New Yorker's copy department, maintaining its celebrated high standards. Now she brings her vast experience, good cheer and finely sharpened pencils to help the rest of us in BETWEEN YOU & ME, which features her laugh-out-loud descriptions of some of the most common and vexing problems in spelling, punctuation and usage, and her clear explanations of how to handle them.