Abigail Jones and Marissa Miley are the coauthors of the New York Times and Boston Globe bestseller Restless Virgins: Love, Sex, and Survival at a New England Prep School (William Morrow, 2007). Their book, which takes place at their alma mater, Milton Academy, received critical recognition in the New York Times Book ReviewO the Oprah Magazine, the Boston GlobeBoston Magazine, and on Jones and Miley have appeared on the Today show, Star Jones, Fox News, New England Cable News, CN8, NPR, and radio shows across the country. Together they have written for USA Today and the Huffington Post.

Abigail Jones is a journalist in New York City. She is the digital features editor of the Forward and the editor of its women’s blog, the Sisterhood. Previously, she was one of the first employees to join The Daily, where she launched and ran its web and social media presence for nearly two years. She has written for numerous publications on topics ranging from Barbie to teenage sex to aging communities. She also worked at the Atlantic as a staff editor. She has a Masters in arts journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, a Masters in creative writing from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and a Bachelor’s from Dartmouth College. Visit her website

Marissa Miley is a freelance journalist in Manhattan who specializes in health, culture, and the environment. In 2009-2010, she was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Fellow in science and health writing at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where she earned her M.A. in Journalism. Prior to writing Restless Virgins, she worked at the Atlantic and Harvard University’s Initiative for Global Health.


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