Brooke Hauser is the former editor-in-chief of the Daily Hampshire Gazette newspaper in Northampton, Massachusetts. She is also the author of two books: "Enter Helen: The Invention of Helen Gurley Brown and the Rise of the Modern Single Woman," winner of the National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Award for Best Nonfiction Book, and "The New Kids: Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High School for Immigrant Teens," a winner of the American Library Association’s Alex Award.
A longtime journalist, Hauser has written for Allure, Marie Claire, The New York Times, and The New Yorker online, among other publications. For several years, she covered the film industry as a writer and editor at Premiere.
Originally from Miami, Florida, Hauser lives with her family in western Massachusetts. She currently teaches nonfiction writing at Smith College.
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