Janet Manley

Janet is Deputy Editor at Romper. She covers maternal health, economic policy, emotional wellness, parenting trends, children's literature, celebrity features, and the profound existential chasm that awaits us all. ⁣ ⁣ She primarily writes about the motherhood experience and evidence-based parenting, broke the "Peppa Pig Effect" wide open, reads every parenting manual that comes out, and loves German children's books focused on death. As an assigning editor, she works solely with freelancers, and is interested in feature pitches on parenting culture, health, and policy. ⁣ ⁣ Born and raised in Australia, she has a Master of Arts in Creative Writing, and has been published by ELLE, the New Yorker, CNN, Buzzfeed, Gawker, Racked, The Hairpin, The Toast, The Millions, Glamour, The Billfold, Sydney Morning Herald, and McSweeney's, where she is a columnist. Janet can be reached at janet.manley@bustle.com and is on Twitter @janetmanley. She has two toddlers.