Crystal Smith is the author of The Achilles Effect  and Boys, Sex & Media. Through her blog and social media channels, Crystal discusses current depictions of masculinity in popular culture and their potential impact on boys. Her work has been covered in The Boston Globe, Advertising Age, and Feministing, and she has appeared on HuffPost Live and The Roy Green Show. She lives in Oakville, Ontario with her husband and two children.

Crystal is a past member of the Professional Writers Association of Canada. She has an Honours B.A. in History and French, and a Master of Library and Information Science degree, both from Western University.

When not writing or blogging about boys and pop culture, Crystal works as a social media and marketing writer through Pertingo Content Marketing.

You can reach Crystal at crystal@achilleseffect.com.

All posts are © Crystal Smith 2008- 2016.