About the Author
Catherine Newman is the author of What Can I Say?
and the award-winning bestseller How to Be a Person,
as well as two parenting memoirs: Waiting for Birdy
and Catastrophic Happiness
, and a middle-grade novel, One Mixed-Up Night
. She's also the co-author of Stitch Camp
. Newman is the etiquette columnist for Real Simple
magazine and the editor of the James Beard Award–winning kids’ cooking magazine ChopChop.
A regular contributor to publications including the New York Times
, Cup of Jo,
and Grown & Flown,
Newman lives in Amherst, Massachusetts, with her family. Visit her at catherinenewmanwriter.com