Kerry Cohen is the author of eight books, including the memoirs Loose Girl: A Memoir of Promiscuity and Seeing Ezra: A Mother's Story of Autism, Unconditional Love, and The Meaning of Normal Dirty Little Secrets: Breaking the Silence on Teenage Girls and Promiscuity, a sociological examination of the "loose girl" issue three young adult novels and two forthcoming titles. Cohen has appeared on Dr. Phil, Good Morning America, The Jeff Probst Show, the BBC, and a number of other television and radio shows. Her essays have appeared in the "Modern Love" column in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Portland Monthly, Brevity, and many other publications. She has been an Oregon Book Award finalist four times over. She blogs for Psychology Today and The Huffington Post, and also has her own blog, The Autistic Carpool, which charts the adventures of the carpool she drives to her son's school. She teaches in the Red Earth Low-Residency MFA program and is also a counselor, currently working on her PsyD and specializing in sex and relationships.