Shannon Deep is an essayist, dramaturg and playwright originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She currently lives in New York City with her boyfriend, too many roommates and three cats whose mission in life it is to ruin everything she ever loved. She will definitely tweet back to you if you say hi to her on Twitter at @sldeep. If you like essays that are long (but still good!) you can read more on her blog, <a href="http://thismillenniallifeblog.com" target="_hplink">This Millennial Life</a>.