Contributing Editor, The Atlantic; Author, Girl Land
Caitlin Flanagan is a contributing editor for The Atlantic and former staff writer for The New Yorker; her writing has also appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and a wide variety of magazines. She is the author of two books, To Hell With All That and Girl Land. With subjects including domestic life, fame, adolescence, and education, her essays have been widely anthologized, including in the Best American Essays, Best American Travel Writing, and Best American Magazine Writing series. Flanagan previously taught high school and middle school English. She is the winner of a National Magazine Award for Reviews and Criticism.