About Henry Hecht

Henry Hecht graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1969 with a B. A. in English. He started writing in 1970 for the New York Post, where he was a nationally known baseball writer covering the Yankees. He also has written for Sports Illustrated, Newsday, the New York Times, The National, New York Magazine, the Washington Post, Premiere, and he has appeared as an on-air reporter for the NBC Sunday Today Show.

Henry currently lives in New York City and Stamford, Connecticut, with his wife.

"Henry made me a better writer as I learned something new every time he edited one of my pieces."

— Erik Boland, Newsday Sportswriter (Read More Testimonials)

"I worked with Henry Hecht for three and a half years at Newsday, and time and again, my stories would emerge as improved products once Henry got through with them."

— Ken Davidoff, Newsday Baseball Columnist (Read More Testimonials)

"He knows the business, he knows how to write, he knows how to make your writing better, and most important, he cares."

— John Boell, New York Journalist (Read More Testimonials)

"Henry Hecht's phone number appearing on your caller ID represents one of the most comforting things that can happen to a writer."

— Chuck Culpepper, Newsday Columnist (Read More Testimonials)

"Henry will show you how to identify your style and give you the organizational tools to make it sing."

— Barbara Barker, Newsday Sportswriter (Read More Testimonials)