Meryl Ain’s articles and essays have appeared in Huffington Post, The New York Jewish Week, The New York Times, Newsday and other publications. In 2014, she coauthored the award-winning book The Living Memories Project: Legacies That Last, and in 2016 she wrote a companion workbook, My Living Memories Project Journal. She lives in New York with her husband, Stewart. They have three married sons and six grandchildren. The Takeaway Men is her first novel.