Marian Sandmaier, Writer and Book Editor


About Marian Sandmaier

Marian Sandmaier is an award-winning writer and editor specializing in psychology, behavior and health. For 25 years, she has worked closely with authors to create quality books that attract a wide readership.

Marian's editing clients include psychotherapists, self-help authors and memoirists throughout the United States as well as in Canada, England, Australia, Sweden and Singapore. Her edited books have been published by Gotham Books, HarperCollins, Harper San Francisco, The Penguin Group, Rodale Press, and other major publishers.

She also has edited books published by more specialized presses, including Routledge, Jessica Kingsley and Rowman & Littlefield. Alongside her independent editing practice, she serves as Features Editor for The Psychotherapy Networker, helping authors to create and develop their best work for the magazine.

Marian Sandmaier has authored three nonfiction books of her own: Original Kin (Dutton/Penguin), The Invisible Alcoholics (McGraw-Hill), and When Love is Not Enough (The Child Welfare League of America). She has discussed these books on "The Oprah Winfrey Show," National Public Radio's "All Things Considered" and "Fresh Air."

Marian's magazine articles have won writing awards from the American Society of Journalists and Authors. She has written for national publications including O, The Oprah Magazine, The Washington Post, The Psychotherapy Networker, MORE, Parents, McCall's, Glamour and The New York Times Book Review. She has also served as medical columnist for Mademoiselle and Working Woman magazines.




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