MEGHAN DAUM is the author of four books, including the essay collections My Misspent Youth and The Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussion. She is also the editor of Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids. Daum has been an opinion columnist at the Los Angeles Times since 2005 and has written for numerous magazines, including The New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, Harper’s Magazine, and Vogue. A recipient of a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship, she is an adjunct associate professor in the MFA Writing Program at Columbia University’s School of the Arts and has taught at the Aspen Institute’s Summer Words festival, the Nebraska Writers’ Conference, and CalArts.
- The Best American Essays 2015 (pp. 220-221). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Kindle Edition.