UPCOMING APPEARANCES FOR ST. MARKS IS DEAD (COMING NOVEMBER 2, 2015)
November 2, 2015 – Book Party / Launch at Cooper Union’s Great Hall (where Lincoln gave his Right Makes Might speech). Books offered for sale by McNally Jackson. Beer provided by Brooklyn Brewery. One-night-only super-group cover band the St. Marks Zeroes will play a set. After-party at Barcade on St. Marks Place. Event page here. Click here for a Word doc of the invite: smid-invite. All are welcome!
November 3-4, 2015 – Austin, TX: 11/3 – The One-Page Salon at the Whip In. 11/4 – The Dionysium in Austin at the Alamo Village. Followed by a party at The Carousel Lounge with The Late Joys and special guests, 9pm-12am. Speaking with UT Austin journalism students 11/4.
November 8, 2015 – Book signing in SoHo for Social Innovation Week. Time and place TBA.
November 11, 2015 – Event at New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU in the East Village.
November 15, 2015, 2 p.m. – Reading at Christ Church Cathedral in St. Louis, Missouri, where Father Michael Allen (the “hippie priest” of the East Village) spent the last decades of his career. Event page here. Speaking to University of St. Louis journalism students the next morning.
November 23, 2015, 6:30 p.m. – Reading and Q&A with Preston Lauterbach (Beale Street Dynasty, W.W. Norton) at Politics & Prose at Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009. Signing to follow. Event page here.
November 28, 2015, 4 p.m. – Author event at The Golden Notebook in Woodstock, NY. Event page here.
December 3, 2015, 6:30 p.m. – Neighborhood Preservation Center reading, discussion, and signing. Doors open and books on sale starting at 6 p.m. 232 East 11th Street.
December 5, 2015 – Reading—and St. Marks Is Dead mini-concert!—at Kiam Records in Nyack, NY.
December 7, 2015 – Reading at the Miss Manhattan Reading Series at Niagara Bar on Ave A and 7th Street.
December 11, 2015 – Reading at The Elliott Bay Company in Seattle. Event page here.
USC-Annenberg Fellowship, July 2015, Los Angeles:
Jane Cunningham Croly Award Reception. GFWC Conference. Memphis, TN. June 13, 2015:
“Writing About Tragedies Without Destroying Your Subjects— or Yourself.” AWP 2015. Moderator: Ada Calhoun, Panelists: Tara McKelvey, Stephen Elliott 4/9/2015, 04:30:PM – 05:45:PM. Minneapolis Convention Center (1301 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55403). Room L100 H&I, Lower Level.
In this NYCgo Neighborhood by Neighborhood video about the East Village—hanging out at St. Mark’s Bookshop, as I do in real life. Watch here:
Co-authored book now on shelves: TIM GUNN: THE NATTY PROFESSOR.
November 25, 2014: HuffPost Live Panel on Criminalization and Pregnancy.
August 2014: Cooperstown Baseball Hall of Fame induction crowd shot on MLB, minute 12.
July 10, 2014. Randomly interviewed by Korean nightly news while eating on St. Marks Place.
March 6, 2014: New York Public Library Talk, “St. Marks Is Dead,” 1:15-2:30pm, South Court Auditorium.
My first appearance in a rap video. In Champagne Jerry and Ad-Rock’s “Yo Kev” I catch a pop-up while texting at about the three-minute mark. December 2013:
Dale Radio. Under St. Marks. November 2, 2013.
MacDowell Colony Residency. July 2013.
Oasis 2013 Media Award for St. Mark’s Church research. June 2013.
The Council on Contemporary Families Eleventh Annual Media Awards. University of Miami. April 5, 2013.
Kelly Writers House. University of Pennsylvania. March 14, 2013, 5pm.
Barnes & Noble Q&A with Tim Gunn. September 20, 2012.
NBC’s Today Show about Here Comes Honey Boo Boo. August 20, 2012. Watch here.
NPR: All Things Considered about “Latch on NYC.” August 3, 2012. Listen here.
AM 970 The Apple: The Curtis Sliwa Show one-hour segment on parenting topics in the news. July 16, 2011. Listen here.
VH1: Morning Buzz, segment on ’90s music, culture and fashion. May 27, 2011.
NPR: Morning Edition interview about fashion research at the New York Public Library. April 4, 2011. Listen here.
WFMU: Too Much Information interview about online research. Listen here. February 14, 2011.
ABC News Now with Annie Pleshette-Murphy: Instinctive Parenting. Watch here.
NPR: Tell Me More, “Close the Parenting Book, Trust Your Instincts.” March 16, 2010. Listen here.
NPR: Faith Matters, “Coming Out of the Closet . . . As a Christian.” January 15, 2010. Listen here.
ABC News Now with Annie Pleshette-Murphy: “Celebrating Pregnancy.” March 24, 2009. Watch here.
NPR: Talk of the Nation, “No Expense Spared on Nation’s Pets.” July 22, 2008. Listen here.
EMP Pop Conference
“Teen Girl Bedroom Culture, Pre-Internet”
38th Annual ASJA Writers Conference
“The Elusive Editorial Process”
Women, Action, & the Media
“How to Work in the Mainstream Media—and Why You Want To”
Time Warner Politics Summit
“Women and the 2008 Election”
American Literary Translators Association
“Translating the Prithivi Sukta”