Letty Cottin Pogrebin

A founding editor and writer for Ms. magazine, Pogrebin is also the author of eleven books, including two memoirs –  Getting Over Getting Older, and Deborah, Golda, and Me: Being Female and Jewish in America – the novel, Three Daughters, the feminist classic, How to Make it in a Man’s World, and the 2013 guidebook How to Be a Friend to a Friend Who’s Sick.

She is also the editor of the anthology, Stories for Free Children, and was the consulting editor on Free to Be, You and Me and Free to Be…A Family, Marlo Thomas’ ground-breaking children’s books, record and television specials.

Besides her twenty year affiliation with Ms. magazine, Pogrebin has published articles and op-eds in The New York Times, Washington Post, Huffington Post, Boston Globe, Philadelphia Inquirer, L.A. Times, Toronto Star, The Nation, Harpers Bazaar, Travel & Leisure, Family Circle, and Good Housekeeping, among other publications. She lives in New York City.