Michelle Slatalla is the editor of Gardenista  and author of the books The Town on Beaver Creek. and Masters of Deception: The Gang That Ruled Cyberspace (jointly with Joshua Quittner).
She used to write a monthly column for RealSimple Magazine called 'Modern Manners' and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Her husband is Flipboard's editor-in-chief, Joshua Quittner, with whom she has been a co-author of a number of books. She lives in New York City with her husband and her three daughters.