A longtime journalist, Brooke Hauser formerly edited the Daily Hampshire Gazette newspaper in Northampton, Massachusetts. She has reported and written for the New York Times, Allure, Marie Claire, the New Yorker online, and the Boston Globe Magazine, among other publications. For several years, she covered the film industry as a writer and editor at Premiere. She is also the author of two nonfiction books: "Enter Helen: The Invention of Helen Gurley Brown and the Rise of the Modern Single Woman" and "The New Kids: Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High School for Immigrant Teens." Originally from Miami, Florida, she is a New Englander-in-training.