AS a full-time author since 1993, since beginning a free-lance career in 1986 Glenn Stout has written, ghostwritten or edited nearly one hundred books representing sales of almost three million copies. As an editor and consultant, Glenn Stout has periodically consulted with authors on book proposals and manuscripts that have been published by major trade publishers, ghostwritten books with non-professional authors and has served as editor for numerous award-winning longform journalism projects.
Glenn has also served as a writing coach for private clients, given presentations to groups of editors, writers and students about writing books, the writing process and the editorial process he uses for longform journalism. Glenn is available for a wide variety of projects, including book proposals, longform features, ghostwriting, longform editing, teaching, etc. See the “Editorial and Consulting Services” page for more.
Joachim Rønning (Kon-Tiki, Pirates of the Caribbean, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil) to direct, screenplay by Jeff Nathanson, Jerry Bruckheimer and Chad Oman to produce. Filming may begin in Spring 2021.
America's Original Gangster Couple
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A Thrilling Jazz Age Chronicle of America's First Gangster Couple, Margaret and Richard Whittemore. Before Bonnie and Clyde There Was Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid - Smarter, More Successful and Better Looking.
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How Trudy Ederle Conquered the English Channel and Changed the World
Complete biography of pioneering female swimmer Gertrude Ederle, who in 1926 became the fifth person – and first woman – to swim the English Channel, beating the existing men’s record by nearly two hours. Currently in development as a major motion picture.
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The Birth of a Ballpark, a Championship Season and the Remarkable Story of Fenway's First Season
The definitive story of the building of Fenway Park and the 1912 season and World Series. 2012 Seymour Medal winner, The Society for American Baseball Research. Finalist for the Casey Award and a Boston Globe bestseller.
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Here is what some of his critics, peers and clients had to say:
“Glenn treats the words that make it into print like an inheritance, like objects that are being passed down. And I believe he wants, more than anything, for those words to be good—to be worthy—and for them to continue to be good. I don’t know anyone who’s done more to seek out and highlight bright new talent.” -Chris Jones, formerly Writer-at-Large, Esquire, and National Magazine Award winner
“Conversations with Glenn Stout rival any writing workshop in the country.” – Howard Bryant, ESPN, author of The Last Hero: A Life of Henry Aaron, and National Magazine Award finalist in commentary
“The most supportive, kind and talented editor I’ve ever worked with. ” – Ashley Harrell, Livingston Award Finalist in International Reporting
“Let’s begin with this assertion: Glenn Stout can flat-out write. I mean, if you’re looking for someone who can consistently put one word after another to form interesting sentences, and one sentence after another to make thought-provoking paragraphs, and one paragraph after another to construct stimulating chapters, Stout’s name has got to be on your short list. But more than this, Stout writes passionate, arresting prose. He thinks, he cajoles, he massages the evidence in ways that are different and unexpected. He brings his readers up short, forcing them to look at the past through his fresh set of eyes. What more could any reader want than to be treated with this sort of respect?” -Steven Gietschier, NINE.
“Glenn Stout was my coach, partner, counsel, interpreter, editor, co-writer and friend. He made order out of hundreds of pages of thought, narratives and letters. He interviewed me for many hours in order to help me fill in the places I had omitted or forgotten or, in some cases, was unwilling to face.” -Dr. John Parrish, author of Autopsy of War