Sloane Crosley is the author of "I Was Told There'd be Cake," which was a finalist for The Thurber Prize, and "How Did You Get This Number," both New York Times bestsellers. She is the editor of "The Best American Travel Writing 2011," "Up The Down Volcano," and is a frequent contributor to a variety of publications such as The New York Times and GQ. She is included in "The Library of America's 50 Funniest American Writers According to Andy Borowitz." Her first novel, "The Clasp," will be released on October 6, 2015. She lives in New York City.