Gerald Marzorati was a magazine editor for the better part of four decades, working at Harper’s Magazine, The New Yorker, and the New York Times Magazine, where he was editor-in-chief from 2003-2010. He shepherded the Times Magazine into prominence as a national voice on the growing food movement, editing and publishing writings by Michael Pollan, Mark Bittman, and Alice Waters, among others. He also organized the Times’ “Food for Tomorrow” conferences and served as a senior advisor to Stone Barns Center.
Since retiring from the Times, he has devoted much of his time to his passion for tennis. He is the author of Late to the Ball, a memoir about tennis and aging, and Seeing Serena. He writes regularly about tennis for the website of The New Yorker.