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Catherine Newman

Catherine Newman is the author of 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 TimesO, the Oprah Magazine, Parents, and Cup of Jo, Newman lives in Amherst, Massachusetts, with her family. Visit her at catherinenewmanwriter.com.