Elizabeth Taylor ’79 at Work

Elizabeth Taylor '79

Elizabeth Taylor ’79

Literary Editor — @etayloretayor
Elizabeth Taylor ’79 is literary editor of the Chicago Tribune, which she joined after spending thirteen years as a correspondent with Time Magazine. In 2002, Elizabeth led the Tribune’s efforts to acquire the Printers Row Book Fair (now Printers Row Lit Fest), the Midwest’s largest book fair. Taylor has been the president of the National Book Critics Circle, has served on three Pulitzer juries, and was a member of Mount Holyoke’s board of trustees. She has also been a visiting professor at the College.

Below is a recap of her day, with insight for MoHos aspiring for careers in publishing.


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