Jenny Allen is a writer and monologist. Her essays and articles have appeared for years in many magazines, including The New Yorker, The New York Times, New York, Vogue, Esquire, More, Huffington Post and Good Housekeeping. Recent essays appear in “Disquiet, Please!” a new anthology of humor pieces from The New Yorker, and in In The Fullness of Time: 32 Women on Life After 50 (Simon & Schuster). Her collection of essays, Would Everybody Please Stop? : Reflections on Life and Other Bad Ideas (Sarah Crichton Books at Farrar, Straus & Giroux) was published in June.
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