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. He was previously on the board of the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture from XX to YY, and later served as a senior advisor to the 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 is at work on a book about Serena Williams. He writes regularly about tennis for the website of The New Yorker.