Bridie Clark was born in West Hartford, Connecticut. She is a graduate of Harvard College and has written for the New York Times, Vanity Fair, New York magazine, Quest, and Elegant Bride. Her first novel, Because She Can, was published in nineteen countries and featured in publications such as the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Vanity Fair, and Glamour. Her other works include The Overnight Socialite and The Gawker Guide to Conquering All Media. She lives in New York City with her husband and daughter.