Shira Telushkin writes on religion, culture, art, and all the ways humans attempt to create meaning. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Teen Vogue, Wired, and many other publications. She holds an M.Div from the Harvard Divinity School, where she worked on questions of monastic presentation in late antique Egypt, and a B.A. in Religious Studies from Yale University. She is currently writing a book on monastic intrigue in modern America.