Maggie Mertens is a writer and journalist located in Seattle, WA. Her recent work focuses on women’s and millennial issues, especially related to the economy and the job market in our post-Recession world. Her essays and reporting have appeared in TheAtlantic.com, Deadspin, VICE, The Cut, The Awl, Glamour, Fast Company, NPR, Pacific Standard, Refinery29, and Creative Nonfiction, among others.
Mertens earned a B.A. in English Literature and Italian Studies from Smith College, and an M.F.A. in Creative-Nonfiction Writing from The New School.