Mary Norris joined the editorial staff of the New Yorker in 1978 and has been a query proofreader at the magazine since 1993. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, she now lives in New York and Rockaway. Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen is her first book.
Mary’s favourite pencil used to be the Dixon Ticonderoga No. 1, but she now makes do with the Palomino Blackwing.