Catherine Newman

Catherine Newman

Catherine Newman has been the Real Simple Modern Manners etiquette columnist since 2012. In addition to her work at Real Simple, Catherine is the author of a number of books: the memoirs "Catastrophic Happiness" and "Waiting for Birdy," the middle-grade novel "One Mixed-Up Night," the kids' craft book "Stitch Camp," the how-to book for kids, "How to Be a Person," the etiquette book for kids, "What Can I Say?" (forthcoming, Storey, May 2022), and the novel "We All Want Impossible Things" (forthcoming, Harper, November 2022). She also edits the non-profit kids' cooking magazine "ChopChop," and is a regular contributor to the New York Times, O, The Oprah Magazine, Parents magazine, Cup of Jo, and many other publications. She lives in Amherst, Mass. with her family.

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