Belinda Luscombe

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Belinda Luscombe
Sydney, Australia
Occupation(s)Editor-at-large, Time magazine
Years active2008–
Jeremy Edmiston
(m. 1991)

Belinda Luscombe (born in Sydney) is an Australian-born journalist, and author of the book Marriageology: The Art and Science of Staying Together (Spiegel & Grau 2019).[3] She is editor-at-large at Time magazine, and served as Time's arts editor 2003–2008, thus directing all of Time's cultural coverage. She joined the magazine as a staff writer in 1995 and became a senior editor in 1999. Cover stories she edited include "The Last Star Wars" (May 2005) and "Has TV Gone Too Far?" (March 2005). After switching to writing, she authored cover stories on Sheryl Sandberg, Gretchen Carlson, marriage, pornography, grief and parents who lost children to gun violence. She also was editor of the first U.S. issue of Time Style & Design (February 2003).

She has written humorous essays on interfacial marriage, how Warren Buffett should fix bras and revoking Larry King's marriage license. In 2010, she won the Council on Contemporary Families Media Award for Print coverage of Family Issues.

She holds a B.A. in English literature and a Diploma of Education from the University of Sydney, and began her journalism career at the Daily Telegraph in Sydney. She has also written for New York, Sports Illustrated, Fortune, Mademoiselle, The New York Times, Travel & Leisure, Vogue and Vogue Australia, Who (Australia), Arena (UK), and the South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), and has contributed humorous essays to several books.[4]


  1. ^ "Traveling with an Architect: Check out the Doorknob?".
  2. ^ "A Magical Evening: Lev Grossman's Book Party Made Adults Feel Like Kids". 6 August 2009.
  3. ^ Luscombe, Belinda (2019). Marriageology: The Art and Science of Staying Together. Spiegel & Grau. ISBN 978-0399592362.
  4. ^ "Belinda Luscombe". Meredith Corporation. Retrieved 30 August 2018.

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