Allison Yarrow is a writer, editor, producer and multimedia journalist covering a range of topics including the intersection of health and politics, culture, life and religion. She is the author of the bestselling Amazon Kindle ebook, "The Devil of Williamsburg," a facilitator and editor at the OpEd Project's Northwestern University Public Voices Fellowship and a contributing writer at Time. Allison was previously assignment editor and staff writer at the Newsweek Daily Beast Company. She hosted a weekly Beast TV web video series on sex, gender and politics and appears on television and radio to discuss news events. She writes or has written for Time, Newsweek, The Daily Beast, The Atlantic, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Slate, CNN, Poets & Writers and more. She was formerly deputy editor of Forward.com, and the creator and host of the Yid Lit podcast. Before that, as an associate producer at NBC News, Allison produced health segments for a nationally syndicated program hosted by Hoda Kotb, and long-form documentary hours for MSNBC. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, but was raised in Macon, Georgia.