Anne Dayton and May Vanderbilt are coauthors of several chick-lit novels, including Emily Ever After and Consider Lily. Anne and May met as editorial assistants at Random House, where they bonded over having dated too many preachers' sons. May graduated from Baylor University and lives in San Francisco, where she is a freelance writer. She was a cheerleader in high school. Anne went to Princeton and is an Associate Editor at Guideposts. She made fun of cheerleaders in high school.