Margo Howard grew
up in Chicago and attended Brandeis University. Her newspaper
career began at the Chicago Tribune, then the Chicago
Daily-News. Her column of social commentary, "Margo," was
syndicated throughout the country. She has written for the New
Republic, The Nation, PEOPLE, and TV
Guide, New York Newsday, and was a columnist for
Boston Magazine. Currently, she is the Prudence behind "Dear
Prudence" on Slate.com, as well as in 200 newspapers and on NPR's
"Day To Day."
Margo Howard has three adult children and lives in Cambridge,
Massachusetts with her husband.