Rebecca Traister. United States, 1975. Journalist and writer, she publishes regularly in New York Magazine and works as a contributing editor for Elle. Finalist for the National Magazine Award, she has written about women in politics, media and entertainment from a feminist perspective for The New Republic and Salon, and has also published in The Nation, The New York Observer, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Vogue , Glamor and Marie Claire. Traister grew up on a farm in Philadelphia, the daughter of a Jewish father and a Baptist mother. She attended Germantown Friends School and Northwestern University. After college, she moved to New York. Her first book, Big Girls Don't Cry (2010), was named Remarkable Book of the Year by the New York Times and winner of the Ernesta Drinker Ballard Award in 2012. Her second book, All the Single Ladies (2016), regarded as a A continuation of the first, she presents, according to The New York Times, a "well-documented and deeply informative examination of women's attempts to achieve independence over centuries." In 2018 she published her third book, Buenas y enfadadas. In 2012, Traister received the Making Trouble / Making History Award from the Jewish Women's Archive and the Mirror Award for Best Digital Media Commentary for two essays that appeared in Salon and one that appeared in The New York Times. She currently lives in New York with her husband and her two daughters.