Skip navigation
Susan Glasser

Susan B Glasser

Staff Writer at The New Yorker

Susan B Glasser is a staff writer at The New Yorker, where she writes a weekly column on life in Washington. Ms Glasser has served as the top editor of several Washington publications, including Politico, where she founded the award-winning Politico Magazine, and Foreign Policy, which won three National Magazine Awards, among other honours, during her tenure as editor in chief. Before that, she worked at The Washington Post (WP), 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 WP’s Moscow co-bureau chief, and covered the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Ms Glasser edited Roll Call, a Capitol Hill newspaper, early in her career. Her books include Kremlin Rising, The Man Who Ran Washington, and, most recently, The Divider, a bestselling history of Donald Trump in the White House, all of which she co-wrote with her husband Peter Baker.
Updated: March 31, 2022