Karen Rinaldi is the author of It’s Great to Suck at Something: The Unexpected Joy of Wiping out and What It Can Teach Us about Patience, Resilience, and the Stuff That Really Matters. She has worked in the publishing industry for over two decades. In 2012, she founded the imprint Harper Wave at HarperCollins. The feature film Maggie’s Plan is based on her novel The End of Men. Karen has been published in The New York Times, Oprah.com, Time, LitHub and other publications. She lives in New York, New Jersey, and (whenever possible) Costa Rica with her husband and two sons.