Stephanie Staal is a practicing attorney, writer, and editor. Her articles, essays, and books have been featured in The Washington PostUSA TodayChristian Science MonitorNewsday, TimePeopleCosmopolitanGlamourMarie ClaireOprah.comFeministing, Guernica Magazine, BustBitchPublishers WeeklyKirkus ReviewsBooklist, and Library Journal, among other print and online publications. A graduate of Barnard College, Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, and Brooklyn Law School, she lives in Brooklyn with her daughter.