Peggy Post, Emily Post's great-granddaughter-in-law, is a director of The Emily Post Institute and the author of more than a dozen etiquette books. Peggy is co-author of the new 18th edition of Emily Post's Etiquette, published in October 2011. Her other books include the 16th and 17th editions of Emily Post's Etiquette; Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette; Emily Post's Wedding Planner; Excuse Me, But I Was Next... How to Handle the Top 100 Manners Dilemmas. She is co-author of: The Etiquette Advantage in Business; The Gift of Good Manners - A Parent's Guide to Raising Respectful, Kind, Considerate Children; and Emily Post's Table Manners for Kids. All are published by William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.
Peggy writes a monthly column in Good Housekeeping magazine, as well as a biweekly online column in The New York Times called "The Well-Mannered Wedding." Peggy's wedding etiquette expertise is an integral component of Emily Post Wedding, a line of wedding invitations produced by M. Middleton and licensed by The Emily Post Institute. Her media appearances include Oprah, Dr. Phil, The View, Live with Regis and Kelly, the Today show, Good Morning America, Dateline, VH1, and CNN. Peggy conducts lectures and seminars for businesses, trade associations, and community organizations throughout the U.S., including a recent symposium, "Choosing Civility in Southwest Louisiana."