Kate Bolick is the author of Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own (Broadway Books, 2016), and a contributing editor for The Atlantic. She writes regularly for Elle, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Slate, among other publications. Previously, she was culture editor of Veranda, executive editor of Domino, and a columnist for The Boston Globe Ideas Section. A recipient of a MacDowell fellowship, she holds a Master’s in cultural criticism from New York University, where she has also taught writing.