Michele Landsberg began her career with The Globe and Mail in the 1960s. She joined Chatelaine in the 1970s, under the editorship of leading feminist Doris Anderson, before moving to the Toronto Star. Her time as a columnist for the Star spanned twenty-five years and won her two National Newspaper Awards. She is also the recipient of the Governor-General's Persons' Medal for her tireless advocacy on behalf of women. She is the author of three best-selling books: Women and Children First, Michele Landsberg’s Guide to Children’s Books and This is New York, Honey! Michele lives in Toronto with her husband, Stephen Lewis. She continues her work as an activist, and is a regular reviewer of children’s literature on CBC Radio.