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Mark Chimsky is Editor-in-Chief of the book division of Sellers Publishing. For eight years, he ran his own editorial consulting business. Previously he was executive editor and editorial director of Harper San Francisco and headed the paperback divisions at Little, Brown and Macmillan. In addition, he was on the faculty of New York University's Center for Publishing and for three years he served as the director of the book section of NYU's Summer Publishing Institute. He has edited a number of bestselling books, including Johnny Cash's memoir, Cash, and he has worked with such notable authors as Melody Beattie, Arthur Hertzberg, Beryl Bender Birch, and Robert Coles. His editorial achievements have been noted in Vanity Fair, The Nation, and Publishers Weekly. He is an award-winning poet whose poetry and essays have appeared in JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association), Three Rivers Poetry Journal, Mississippi Review, and the PBS Web site, Next Avenue. He is also a regular contributor to the Huffington Post. For Sellers Publishing, he has developed and compiled the anthologies, Creating a Business You'll Love, Creating a Meal You'll Love, Creating a Marriage You'll Love, and Creating a Life You'll Love, which won the silver in ForeWord Review's 2009 Book of the Year Awards (self-help category). His most recent collection, 65 Things to Do When You Retire, was recently named by the Wall Street Journal as "[one] of the year's best guides to later life."