Rebecca Buffum Taylor has been a medical writer, editor, and publishing executive for 25 years. She was editorial director of Krames Communications, a medical publisher in San Francisco, and VP/executive editor for Epicenter, a photojournalism book packager in Sausalito, Calif.
She has written for Glamour, Self, and Salon and has been a consultant for online publishers on branding, creative direction, and editorial process design. As a book producer, her recent titles include The Wedding Box and Voices from the Heart: In Celebration of America's Volunteers, produced for Chronicle Books. Other titles include The Face of Mercy: A Photographic History of Medicine at War for Random House and Sarajevo: Portrait of a Siege for Warner Books.
Taylor holds a BA in semiotics from Brown University and an MFA in writing from Bennington College. She lives in Seattle.