Melissa Kirsch

Author of 'The Girl's Guide to Absolutely Everything'

Melissa Kirsch is the author of The Girl’s Guide to Absolutely Everything (Workman, 2007). She is a former Senior Producer for Oxygen, where she edited their pop culture brand for women in their 20s, Girls On, and wrote the relationship advice column, “Ask Princess.” She's discussed women's issues on CBS, NBC, ABC, Fox and other television networks around the country, as well as on hundreds of national and local radio shows. Melissa has written for such publications as New York, Nerve, Ladies’ Home Journal, National Geographic Traveler, Good Housekeeping, and Scientific American. She lives in New York City and online at

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