Carina Chocano Title: Author and Journalist Education: Northwestern University Location: Los Angeles, California Carina Chocano is an author and journalist based in Los Angeles. She's a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, and you can also find her work in Elle, Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, Vogue, New York magazine, and other publications. She wrote a book called "You Play The Girl: On Playboy Bunnies, Stepford Wives, Train Wrecks, & Other Mixed Message"; the essay collection won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism in 2018. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.