William Zinsser is a writer, editor and teacher. He began his career on the New York Herald Tribune and has since written regularly for leading magazines. During the 1970s he was master of Branford College at Yale. His 17 books, ranging from baseball to music to American travel, include the influential Writing to Learn and Writing About Your Life. He teaches at the New School in New York.
"On Writing Well belongs on any shelf of serious reference
works for writers."--New York Times
"Not since The Elements of Style has there been a guide to writing as well presented and readable as this one. A love and respect for the language is evident on every page."--Library Journal