Nonfiction Writer/Newspaper Columnist/Book Reviewer/Editor

About

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  • Jim Marquardt has been a regular columnist for the award-winning Sag Harbor Express newspaper for the last six years. He has written about local history, nature, immigration, personality profiles, travel, humor, and sailing.
  • For twenty-five years he was president of Marquardt & Roche Inc., Advertising/Public Relations in Stamford, Connecticut.
  • Jim also worked for New York City communications firms and corporations as an advertising/promotion copywriter, publicity writer, and magazine editor.
  • For several years he reviewed fiction for Dan’s Papers, a well-known weekly periodical published on the East End of Long Island.
  • Jim graduated from St. Peter’s University in New Jersey with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. Years later, he returned to teach a compulsory freshman writing course at this Jesuit institution.
  • He has written nonfiction articles for magazines and newspapers. His fiction has appeared in the North Atlantic Review and the East Hampton Star.