Lauren Weisberger was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania on March 28, 1977. She graduated from Cornell University in 1999 with a B.A. in English. After backpacking abroad she moved to Manhattan and worked as the assistant to the Editor-in-Chief of Vogue. Less than a year later Weisberger was writing reviews for Departures magazine and attending evening writing classes. Her New York Times bestseller "The Devil Wears Prada" was published in 2003 and made into a major motion picture starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway. Weisberger has also written the novels "Everyone Worth Knowing" and "Chasing Harry Winston".