Maryanne Murray Buechner

Maryanne Murray Buechner is a freelance writer and editorial consultant. After a brief stint as a daily newspaper reporter in Florida, she worked at TIME for 10 years, most recently as a Contributor. She lived in Tokyo from 2007-2012, and blogged about it; you can find her travel guide to that city here. She currently lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, with her husband, two sons and two dogs.