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Marian Starr Wood

publishing executive

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

Background

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

Education

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

Career

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.

Connections

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