“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.
Psyched to be in this NYCgo Neighborhood by Neighborhood video about the East Village—hanging out at St. Mark’s Bookshop, as I do in real life.
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”