“An insightful, charming, and absolutely fascinating memoir…”

…from the author of the popular New York Times essay, “To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This,” (one of the top five most popular New York Times pieces of 2015) explores the romantic myths we create and explains how they limit our ability to achieve and sustain intimacy. Learn more about the book.
How to Fall in Love With Anyone book cover

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27 June  2017 – Brooklyn, NY

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Originally from Appalachian Virginia, Mandy Len Catron now lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, and The Walrus, as well as literary journals and anthologies.

She writes about love and love stories at The Love Story Project, and she teaches English and creative writing at the University of British Columbia. Her article “To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This” was one of the most popular articles published by the New York Times in 2015.

Representation & Publicity

Sam Stoloff, Frances Goldin Literary Agency

Brooke Ehrlich, The Sanford Ehrlich Company

US Publicity:
Amanda Lang, Simon & Schuster

Canada Publicity:
Catherine Whiteside, Simon & Schuster Canada




  • “Five Myths about Love”, The Washington Post, 14 February 2016.
  • “Middle School Miracles”, Skirt, Fall 2015.
  • “To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This”, The New York Times, Modern Love Column, 11 January 2015.
  • “We Talked About Love”, Under the Gum Tree, Issue 5, Fall 2012.
  • “Hypocorism or On Love and Naming”, Folio, Fall 2010/ Spring 2011.
  • “Grind, Dose, Tamp, Flush, Pull, Drink”, Under the Sun, Summer, 2007.
  • “The Canadian Sandwich”, The Vancouver Review, Winter 2007.
  • “Contracting Iris”, The Fieldstone Review, Issue 1, April, 2006.
  • “Nor Ever Chaste”, Italy, A Love Story, Seal Press, 2005.



Cover photo, FreeFall Magazine vol. XXIV no. 2