Jamie Beckman is a freelance writer/editor and the author of the book The Frisky 30-Day Breakup Guide. She has worked in media since she graduated from the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

Jamie has written about health, nutrition, fitness, relationships, sex, travel, beauty, and style for print publications and web properties including USA TODAY, the L.A. Times, the Boston Globe Magazine, Redbook, Health, Budget Travel, CNN Travel, Men’s JournalMen’s Health, Best Life, Better Homes and GardensFirst for Women, Publishers Weekly, Cheer Professional, Allure.com, The Frisky, SheKnows, MensFitness.com, Bethenny.com, Lifestyle Mirror, The Good Men Project, CMJ.com, The Bridge, and Crushable.com.

Her favorite celebrity interview is a tie between Animal House‘s Flounder — very nice guy — and film actress/author Sasha Grey.

Jamie has been quoted as a relationships expert in media outlets including Seventeen magazine, the Orange County Register, FoxNews.com, the Seattle Times, the Sacramento Bee, CondéNastTraveler.com, and BlogHer.com. She contributed a personal essay to the 2012 anthology Madonna and Me: Women Writers on the Queen of Pop and gave breakup advice in the book Twentysomething Girl: 1001 Quick Tips and Tricks to Make Your Life Easier. She judged the 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2012 Amazon Breakthrough Novel awards.

She lives in New York City.