Rose Draper Linke and Brian Christian are to be married Aug. 26 at Piedmont Park in Piedmont, Calif. Ayden LeRoux, a friend of the couple who became a minister of the American Marriage Ministries for the event, is to officiate.
The bride, 33, is a writer and editor at A Hundred Monkeys, a brand design company in Berkeley, Calif. She graduated from the University of Southern California.
She is a the daughter of Paul A. Linke of Los Angeles and the late Francesca Draper Linke. The bride is the stepdaughter of Christine Healy. She is also the granddaughter of the portrait artist William F. Draper.
The groom, 34, is a San Francisco-based nonfiction author, whose books include “The Most Human Human” (Penguin Random House) and “Algorithms to Live By” (Henry Holt and Company). He graduated from Brown, and received a master’s degree in creative writing from the University of Washington.
He is a son of Elizabeth Christian of Dagsboro, Del., and Charles Christian of The Villages, Fla.
The couple met in September 2012 on OkCupid.