|Meghan Daum has been an opinion columnist at The Los Angeles Times since 2005 and is the author of three books: the memoir Life Would Be Perfect If I Lived In That House, the novel The Quality of Life Report, and the essay collection My Misspent Youth. Meghan’s essays and articles have appeared in numerous publications, including The New Yorker, Harper’s, Slate, Vogue, and The New York Times Book Review. She lives in Los Angeles and is currently working on a book of original essays.
Thomas Beller is author of three books: Seduction Theory, The Sleep-Over Artist, and How To Be a Man. He is at work on a biography of J.D. Salinger.
Since she can almost remember, Adrian Brune has pursued a love of journalism and information — and therefore, knowledge. After earning a bachelor’s degree in the field at Northwestern University and a master’s from Columbia Journalism School, she began writing for a variety of newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times, the Hartford Courant, The Nation, the Boston Globe Magazine and the Chicago Tribune Magazine. She currently works as an editorial consultant to several NGOs and continues to contribute to various national publications, including a well-received blog for the Huffington Post.