Sloane Tanen is the author of nine illustrated and young adult books, including the bestseller Bitter with Baggage Seeks Same: The Life and Times of Some Chickens and Hatched! The Big Push from Pregnancy to Motherhood. This is her first adult novel. Tanen graduated from Sarah Lawrence College and holds master’s degrees from both NYU and Columbia University. She lives in the Bay Area with her husband, the writer Gary Taubes, and their two sons.