Ashley Merryman

Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman are the authors of the New York Times bestseller NurtureShock: New Thinking about Children. Additionally, they've written for Newsweek, New York, the Guardian, and numerous other publications. For their reporting, Bronson and Merryman have won nine national awards, including PEN Center USA Literary Award for Journalism; the American Association for the Advancement for Science (AAAS) Award for Science Journalism; an "Audie" from the Audio Publishers Association; and two Clarion Awards. Merryman has also written for Time, the Washington Post, and the Daily Beast. Merryman lives in Los Angeles; an attorney, she previously served in the Clinton administration and currently volunteers as the head of a small inner-city tutoring program.”