Susan Konig is a journalist who has been a staff writer for the Washington Post Style section, an editor at Seventeen, and a columnist for the New York Post. Her work has appeared in publications including Travel & Leisure, Ladies' Home Journal, Parade, and Us. She is a columnist for Catholic Digest and National Review Online. She is the author of books including Why Animals Sleep So Close to the Road (and Other Lies I Tell My Children). She lives with her family in the Hudson Valley.