Meghan Daum is a contributing writer at Harper's Bazaar. Her essays and articles have also appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Book Review, GQ, Vogue, and Conde Nast Women's Sports and Fitness, among other publications. Her work has been published in many anthologies, including "The KGB Bar Reader" and "Personals: Dreams and Nightmares From the Lives of Twenty Young Writers." She is a graduate of Vassar College and holds an M.F.A. from Columbia University's writing division. Her collection of essays, "Let the Trinkets Do the Talking," will be published this fall by Open City Books. A longtime New Yorker, she currently lives in Lincoln, Nebraska.