Frances Stead Sellers
Frances Stead Sellers
Senior Writer

Frances Stead Sellers is senior writer at The Washington Post magazine. She joined the magazine in 2014 after spending two years as the editor of the daily Style section, with a focus on profiles, personalities, arts and ideas. Prior to that, Frances ran The Post’s Health, Science and Environmental coverage, including the battle over health reform, the Gulf oil spill and a series of stories about military medical care that was a Pulitzer finalist. She has also been deputy editor of Outlook. Frances came to The Post from Civilization, the bi-monthly magazine of the Library of Congress, which she helped launch in 1994 and which won a National Magazine Award for General Excellence in its first year of publication.

Latest by Frances Stead Sellers

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