Author who wrote the popular young adult series, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. Her other works include My Name is Memory and The Here and Now.
She studied philosophy at Barnard College and subsequently worked as an editor for 17th Street Productions. She published the debut novel in the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series in 2001.
She published a non-fiction work centering on the life of Steve Jobs in 2001.
She was raised in Chevy Chase, Maryland. She later settled in New York with her husband, Jacob Collins, and her three sons and one daughter.
She wrote The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, the film adaptation of which stars actress Alexis Bledel.