Maura Roosevelt holds an MFA from NYU in fiction writing and a BA from Harvard. For the past four years, she has been a full-time Lecturer in NYUâ€™s essay writing program, and currently sheâ€™s teaching writing at USC. Her work has been published in places like The Nation Magazine and Vol. 1 Brooklyn. Baby of the Family was developed from a short story with the same title, which was published in Joyland Magazine and was given an award for â€śMost Read Story of 2014.â€ť Maura is also the great-granddaughter of Eleanor and Franklin D. Roosevelt.