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 Times, Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, The 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 Essays, Best 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.