Caitlin Flanagan

Contributing Editor, The Atlantic; Author, Girl Land

Caitlin Flanagan is a contributing editor for The Atlantic and a former staff writer for The New Yorker. Her writing, on subjects including college life, adolescence, feminism, motherhood, and fame, has also appeared in The New York TimesLos Angeles TimesThe Wall Street JournalThe Washington Post, and a wide variety of magazines. Flanagan is the author of two books, To Hell with All That and Girl Land, and her essays have been widely anthologized, including in the Best American EssaysBest American Travel Writing, and Best American Magazine Writing series. Previously a high school English teacher, she is the winner of a National Magazine Award for Reviews and Criticism.

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The #MeToo movement has forced America into a transparent conversation about sex and power. From clear cut cases of... See more
What is feminism, and is anyone doing it right? As the movement has gone mainstream and come under greater scrutiny, it... See more
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With recent press attention, it seems like incidents of campus rape are becoming an epidemic. Some say we are not doing... See more