New York Times bestselling author Jancee Dunn has written five books, including a memoir, a children’s book, and Cyndi Lauper: A Memoir. Her essay collection, Why Does My Mother Have A Tattoo? wasa finalist for the Thurber Prize for American Humor. She is a frequent contributor to TheNew York Times, Vogue, O, The Oprah Magazine, and Parents. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and daughter.