Carolyn Murnick is a veteran magazine editor and the author of THE HOT ONE: A Memoir of Friendship, Sex, and Murder, recommended by NPR, Entertainment Weekly, and Elle, and named a Best Book of the Year by Buzzfeed and The New York Post. She received an Emerging Writer Fellowship from the Aspen Institute and her personal essays have appeared in numerous anthologies including Lost & Found: Stories from New York. She lives in Brooklyn.