Staff Writer, The New Yorker
Susan Glasser is a staff writer at The New Yorker, where she writes a weekly column on life in Trump’s Washington.
Glasser has served as the top editor of several Washington publications; most recently, she founded the award-winning Politico Magazine and went on to become the editor of Politico throughout the 2016 election cycle. She previously served as the editor-in-chief of Foreign Policy, which won three National Magazine Awards, among other honors, during her tenure.
Before that, she worked for a decade at the Washington Post, where she was the editor of Outlook and national news. She also oversaw coverage of the impeachment of Bill Clinton, served as a reporter covering the intersection of money and politics, spent four years as the Post’s Moscow co-bureau chief, and covered the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. She edited Roll Call, a Capitol Hill newspaper, early in her career.
She is the author of “Kremlin Rising: Vladimir Putin’s Russia and the End of Revolution,” which she co-wrote with her husband, Peter Baker. She will publish a biography of the former Secretary of State James Baker, written with her husband, in 2020.