Jill Di Donato is a lifestyle writer, professor, and essayist who lives in New York City and Los Angeles. Bylines include Salon, Refinery29, Vice, Bustle, Galmour.com, and more. She's the author of the novel 'Beautiful Garbage,' about the New York art scene in the 1980s. She writes commercials, advertorials, and branded content in addition to lifestyle editorial. Visit her website at www.jilldidonato.com.