Alec Foege

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Alec Foege at the 2008 Texas Book Festival.

Alec Foege is an American author and magazine journalist.


A former contributing editor to Rolling Stone and senior writer for People magazine, he is the author of four books. His writing has also appeared in The New York Times, People, Mediaweek, Adweek, Fortune, Small Business, Spin, Variety, Vogue, and Corporate Counsel. He is the founder and director of Brookside Research LLC.[1]


Foege resides in Connecticut with his wife and two children.[2] He is married to Erica Miller Sanders, a researcher at Vanity Fair and a senior writer for People. Both Foege and his wife graduated from Columbia University. Foege is the son of Norma and Kenneth Foege. His father is a corporate communications consultant and his mother teaches second grade at Bedford Road School in Pleasantville, New York.[3]


  • The Empire God Built: Inside Pat Robertson's Media Machine (Wiley, 1996)
  • The Tinkerers: The Amateurs, DIYers, and Inventors Who Make America Great (2013) [5]


  1. ^ "Alec Foege- Bio". Alec Foege. Retrieved 23 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Alec Foege | Authors". Macmillan Publishers. Retrieved 23 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Weddings; Erica Sanders And Alec Foege". New York Times. Retrieved 23 June 2013. 
  4. ^ Kot, Greg (Feb 5, 1995). "Transcendental Innovation for Glenn Branca, being a Groundbreaker is Nothing New". Chicago Tribune. p. 12. Retrieved 7 July 2011. 
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