Maggie Mertens is a writer and journalist located in Seattle, WA. Her recent work focuses on women’s and millennial issues, especially related to work, money and sports. Her essays and reporting have appeared in TheAtlantic.com, Deadspin, VICE, The Cut, The Billfold, 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.