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Rebecca Traister      

Political & Cultural Journalist; Author of "Big Girls Don't Cry" & "All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation"

Rebecca Traister is writer at large for "New York Magazine" and a contributing editor at "Elle." A National Magazine Award finalist, she has written about women in politics, media, and entertainment from a feminist perspective for "The New Republic" and "Salon" and has also contributed to "The Nation," "The New York Observer," "The New York Times" and "The Washington Post." Traister’s first book, "Big Girls Don’t Cry," about women and the 2008 election, was a New York Times Notable Book of 2010 and the winner of the Ernesta Drinker Ballard Book prize. Her second book, "All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation," was released in 2016 and investigates the sexual, economic, and emotional lives of women in America. Traister lives in New York with her family.

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The Radical Power Of American Single Women

"Single female life is not prescription, but its opposite: liberation," writes Rebecca Traister in the introduction of her new book.

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