Kate Chynoweth Freelance writer and author of The Bridesmaid Guide

A new and completely updated edition of Kate Chynoweth’s best-selling book, The Bridesmaid Guide: Modern Advice on Etiquette, Parties, and Being Fabulous (Chronicle Books) comes out this January. Her writing and advice on the topics of bridesmaids and weddings appear in many national magazines, and she is the creator of The Bachelorette Party Kit: All You Need for a Smashing Night Out. Her other published books include The Risks of Sunbathing Topless, a collection of humor essays. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.