Narcisse Chamberlain

Narcisse Chamberlain (June 17, 1924–March 22, 2008) was a highly respected cookbook editor and writer, with more than 20 years as a senior editor at William Morrow under her belt. She also edited design books, having been a trained as a painter, and co-authored books with her father, Samuel Chamberlaina well-known author, photographer, and etcherand mother, Narcissa G. Chamberlain, an accomplished cookbook writer. She has her Bachelors from Bennington College, after which she began her career as a researcher, first for Time in New York City and then for Newsweek in Paris. She was also an editor for Gourmet in the ’50s.