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Marian Starr Wood

publishing executive

Marian Starr Wood, American publishing executive. Recipient Roger Klein Foundation award for career achievement, 2001.


Wood, Marian Starr was born on March 30, 1938 in New York City. Daughter of Edward James and Betty (Starr) Markow.


Bachelor, Barnard College, 1959. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1959—1964.


Teaching assistant, lecturer Columbia University, New York City, 1960-1964. Editor Praeger Publications, 1965-1971. Senior editor Henry Holt & Company, 1972-1981, executive editor, 1981-1996, associate public Marian Wood Books, 1996-1999.

Vice president Marian Wood Books at G.P. Putnam's Sons, since 1999.


Married Anthony Stuart Wood, March 21, 1963, (deceased October 8, 2008).