Dana Schwartz is a writer of books, articles, and tweets. She has written for Entertainment Weekly The New Yorker, The Guardian, The New York Observer, Marie Claire, Glamour, Mic, GQ, VICE, and more.
She created a parody Twitter account called @GuyInYourMFA based on the people she's encountered in fiction workshops, and another one called @DystopianYA about the tropes in all of the young adult fiction books she's read. She's the author of (non-dystopian) YA novel AND WE'RE OFF, memoir CHOOSE YOUR OWN DISASTER, and humor book THE WHITE MAN'S GUIDE TO WHITE MALE WRITERS OF THE WESTERN CANON.
Dana lives in Los Angeles with her cat, Beetlejuice.