Leah Odze Epstein is co-editor of the Drinking Diaries and a Huffington Post blogger. She grew up in Bethesda, Maryland. After attending Cornell University, Leah worked as a news assistant at the New York Times, and as an assistant editor at One World/Ballantine Books. She has also reviewed books for Publisher's Weekly and BookPage. She lives in Westchester County, New York with her husband and three children, and is currently writing her first young adult novel.