Anna Marie Quindlen is an American author, journalist, and opinion columnist. Her New York Times column, Public and Private, won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1992. She began her journalism career in 1974 as a reporter for the New York Post. Between 1977 and 1994 she held several posts at The New York Times.
Her semi-autobiographical novel One True Thing (1994) was made into a film in 1998, starring Meryl Streep and Renee Zellweger.