Susannah Cahalan

Susannah Cahalan is an award-winning journalist and author of New York Times bestseller Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness, a memoir that details her struggle with a newly-discovered form of autoimmune disease that attacks the brain. She is a board member of the Autoimmune Encephalitis Alliance, a non-profit dedicated to spreading the word about her disease, and has spoken about her book at some of the top institutions in the world, among them Oxford, Duke, Yale, U Penn, and Washington University. She works as the book editor for the New York Post and lives in Brooklyn with her boyfriend and dog.