JM Farkas

JM Farkas is a News & Entertainment Writer for Romper.

Her bylines have appeared in Fatherly, Electric Literature, BuzzFeed, Lit Hub, and The New York Times. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and has an MFA in creative writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts.

She is the author of poetry erasures, Be Brave: An Unlikely Manual for Erasing Heartbreak and [the little] MERMAID, an illustrated revision of Hans Christian Andersen. Her first picture book biography, STARFLOWER: The Making of a Poet, Edna St. Vincent Millay, co-written with Emily Vizzo, will be published by Abrams in 2023.

She lives in New York with her daughter, Lucy.


20 Family-Friendly Movies To Watch With Your Kids On The 4th Of July

From tales about baseball to stories pulled straight from American history, these films will round out your family’s 4th of July weekend.


Taraji P. Henson Says “Guns Have More Rights Than A Woman” At The 2022 BET Awards

The actor and mother delivered a powerful message.


10 Of The Raddest Movies From The '90s To Watch On Girls Night

Crop tops are optional, but highly encouraged!


6 Takeaways From The White House’s First-Ever Parents Press Conference

The Biden Administration opened the press room doors like never before.


Ryan Reynolds Jokes His Daughters Are So “Wild,” He Thinks “They Have Rabies Sometimes”

“I’m a parent of three girls. They’re wild.”


Shiloh Jolie-Pitt Shows Off Her Impressive Dance Moves In Viral Video

The apple doesn’t fall far from the talent tree!


Kim Kardashian Celebrates "Best Dad" Kanye West On Father's Day With Sweet Posts

Happy Father’s Day, Ye!


Bob Saget's Daughter Shares Childhood Photo & Moving Tribute To Her "Best Friend"

“He chose love, always.”


10 Of David Beckham’s Best Quotes On Fatherhood

The sports legend has some legendary things to say about being a dad.

Father's Day

11 Great Movies About Dads & Daughters To Watch On Father's Day

From lighthearted comedies or gritty dramas, Netflix has plenty of options.


Chris Evans Set The Record Straight About Those Photos From His Disneyland Visit

Although it’s unlikely anyone is actually complaining about any Chris Evans pictures!


Jennifer Hudson Is A Proud Mom, An Accomplished Artist, & Now An EGOT Winner

And makes history as the second Black woman to achieve this honor.


Nick Cannon Cracks Jokes About Vasectomies With Ryan Reynolds

“Lord knows I need one.”


People Got Real Mad At Pizza Hut For Recommending A Book That Celebrates Drag Kids

Who would think that encouraging kids to read could cause such a ruckus?

Andy Cohen Is A Proud Dad To His Two Adorable Kids Benjamin & Lucy

The Cohen kids are the cutest!


The Royal Kids Were Apparently Riding A "Real Sugar High" During The Queen's Jubilee

Even a little prince is no match for the unruly powers of sweets!


Pregnant Mom's List Of Rules For Meeting Her Newborn Baby Goes Viral On TikTok

“I really don’t think I’m gonna be up for socializing when a baby has literally just come out of me."

Father's Day

'Finding Nemo' & More Great Family Movies To Watch This Father’s Day

Marlin might be overprotective, but you gotta love him.


10 Of Tom Hanks’ Best Quotes On Fatherhood

“America’s Dad” has some pretty awesome things to say about being a father of four.


How Kate Middleton's Platinum Jubilee Jewelry Honors Princess Diana & The Queen

The Duchess of Cambridge sparkled in her late mother-in-law’s earrings.