Mallory Ortberg
Mallory Ortberg
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Mallory Ortberg in 2015
Born (1986-11-28) November 28, 1986 (age 30)
Occupation Writer, editor, blogger
Nationality American
Education Azusa Pacific
Genre Satire
Notable works Texts from Jane Eyre (2014)
Relatives John Ortberg (father)
Website
www.the-toast.net

Mallory Ortberg (born November 28, 1986) is an American author, editor, and a co-founder of the feminist general interest site The Toast.[1] She previously wrote for Gawker and the Hairpin, where she met Toast co-founder Nicole Cliffe.[2][3] Mallory and Nicole ran The Toast from July 2013 to July 2016.[4]

Her first book, Texts from Jane Eyre, was released in November 2014,[5][6] and became a New York Times bestseller.[7] Ortberg was included in the 2015 Forbes 30 under 30 list in the media category.[8] On November 9, 2015, it was announced that she was taking over Slate's "Dear Prudence" advice column from Emily Yoffe.[9]

Personal life

Mallory Ortberg's father is evangelical Christian author John Ortberg. She attended Azusa Pacific University.[10] She identifies as queer and has mentioned dating women.[11]

References

  1. ^ Lange, Maggie (October 30, 2014). "Mallory Ortberg on the Great Jerks of Literature". New York Magazine. Retrieved 2014. 
  2. ^ Galo, Sarah. "Mallory Ortberg: 'If men show up that's great, but we don't need them'". The Guardian. Retrieved 2014. 
  3. ^ Kott, Lidia Jean. "Mallory Ortberg And Her (Small) Media Empire". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 2014. 
  4. ^ Scoles, Sarah (June 13, 2017). "Mallory Ortberg's Internet". Motherboard. Retrieved . 
  5. ^ Ulaby, Neda (November 10, 2014). "If Literature's Great Characters Could Text, They'd Charm Your Pantalets Off". NPR. Retrieved 2014. 
  6. ^ Busis, Hillary. "Breaking Big: Mallory Ortberg, author of 'Texts from Jane Eyre'". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2014. 
  7. ^ "Best Sellers, December 2014". New York Times. December 2014. Retrieved 2014. 
  8. ^ "2015 30 under 30: Media". Retrieved 2015. 
  9. ^ Turner, Julia (2015-11-09). "Meet Our New Dear Prudence Columnist". Slate. ISSN 1091-2339. Retrieved . 
  10. ^ "The Art of Commerce". 
  11. ^ Scoles, Sarah (June 13, 2017). "Mallory Ortberg's Internet". Motherboard. Retrieved . 

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