Meg Jay, PhD is a Clinical Psychologist and narrative non-fiction writer. In her books, Jay weaves the latest research on human development with what she hears everyday: the behind-closed-doors stories of real people.




Twentysomethings have been caught in a swirl of hype and misinformation, much of which has trivialized what is actually the most transformative period of our adult lives.

The Defining Decade has sold more than 200,000 copies, and inspired one of the most-watched TED talks to date.

A provocative read that provides the tools necessary to make the most of your twenties.


SUPERNORMAL is a revolutionary and illuminating examination of those who have overcome childhood adversity to become high-functioning adults.

SUPERNORMAL will change the way the world thinks about resilience as it shows that “falling up” is both more common and more complex than we acknowledge.



Jay reveals the complex realities that lie behind stereotypes and misconceptions about modern life, changing the conversation about topics such as whether young adulthood matters and how resilience really works and feels.