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Margaret Bald

United States
Credit: Metin Oner

Margaret Bald is the editor of From the Sahara to Samarkand: Selected Travel Writings of Rosita Forbes, 1919-1937, the first anthology of the writing of Forbes, a renowned British explorer and traveler in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia during the 1920s, and '30s. The volume includes an introduction to Forbes' life and work.

Margaret is the author of Banned Books: Literature Suppressed on Religious Grounds, which along with three companion volumes, is the leading reference work on literary censorship. She is also the co-author of 120 Banned Books: Censorship Histories of World Literature and 100 Banned Books: Censorship Histories of World Literature, which offer profiles of books that have been targeted for censorship. 100 Banned Books has been published in translation in China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Poland, Romania, and Russia.

Margaret has been a freelance journalist and foreign correspondent reporting from Latin America and North Africa, research director of the National Writers Union, managing editor of World Press Review magazine, and an editorial consultant to the United Nations. She is currently director of publications at a social policy research organization in New York.

A native Washingtonian, she lives with her husband and two sons in Brooklyn, New York.

Bibliography

From the Sahara to Samarkand: Selected Travel Writings of Rosita Forbes, 1919-1937, Editor and introduction (Axios Press, 2010)
 

Banned Books: Literature Suppressed on Religious Grounds (Facts On File, Third Edition, 2011)
 

120 Banned Books: Censorship Histories of World Literature, with Nicholas J. Karolides and Dawn B. Sova (Checkmark Books, Second Edition, 2011)
 

100 Banned Books: Censorship Histories of World Literature, with Nicholas J. Karolides and Dawn B. Sova (Checkmark Books, 1999)

Contact:

Agent Name: Gene Brissie, James Peter Associates, Inc.
Agent Email: Gene_Brissie@msn.com
Agent Phone No: 203-972-1070
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