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Alissa Quart

Alissa Quart is the author of four previous books of nonfiction, including Squeezed: Why Our Families Can't Afford America and Branded: The Buying and Selling of Teenagers, and two books of poetry, most recently Thoughts and Prayers . She is the executive director of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project and has written for many publications, including the Washington Post , the New York Times , and Time. Her honors include an Emmy Award, an SPJ Award, and Nieman Fellowship. She lives with...See more