About Us

Caren and Leah are writers living in the New York area.

Caren Osten Gerszberg writes about women’s issues, education and travel for a variety of publications.


Her bi-weekly column, “Mom U”, ran for two years on the New York Times blog, The Choice. Caren’s work has been published in the New York Times, Travel & Leisure, Town & Country,Cosmopolitan, National Geographic Traveler, Child, Parents, Time Out NY, the International Herald Tribune and others. She also blogs for the Huffington Post and Psychology Today.  To read more of Caren’s work, visit www.carenosten.com or email her at: caren@carenosten.com

Leah Odze Epstein writes fiction and poetry. She recently completed her first middle grade novel, featuring a 7th grader who is the daughter of a recovered alcoholic. She is currently working on a young adult novel, about the continuing adventures of her alter ego, Carolena Gold. Her poems can be found on the website Literary Mama. In her past life, she reviewed books for BookPage and Publisher’s Weekly, among other publications. An excerpt from her adult novel-in-progress, Glen Echo, was a finalist in Glimmer Train’s Family Matters competition. Email Leah at leaheps@verizon.net