May 14, 2017
A Q&A about women, work and “The Fifth Trimester.”
May 14, 2017
A Q&A about women, work and “The Fifth Trimester.”
May 11, 2017
My Motherhood & Words reading is up on the Mom Enough podcast.
May 10, 2017
The Helicopter Shrink: my Mother’s Day essay in Tablet.
April 26, 2017
WHITE WALLS made the long list for the Leacock Award for literary humor!
April 25, 2017
On politics, satire and Jewish jokes – in the Jewish Quarterly.
March 20, 2017
On my old job at mmmmmuffins at CBC Books.
March 15, 2017
My JBC review of some new Jewish mom-lit: Mamaleh Knows Best and Nurture the Wow.
March 7, 2017
Upstaters!: I’m talking about moms, daughters and WHITE WALLS on Good Day Rochester.
March 2, 2017
“Home is where the hoard is” – a feature about WW in the Jewish Standard.
December 3, 2016
In Vancouver, talking about WHITE WALLS on CBC Radio Canada — en francais! (Or at least Franglais.)
November 22, 2016
Excited to have an essay published in Paper Brigade, the Jewish Book Council’s new literary magazine.
November 21, 2016
On how I temped at a temp agency, for CBC radio.
November 17, 2016
So excited for my tour de Canada… Here’s a piece in the Montreal Suburban about WW. A bientot!
October 3, 2016
My review of art books that explore the maternal body just published in the Oxford Art Journal.
September 27, 2016
WHITE WALLS is a Jewish Book Council recommended High Holiday read. Gut yom tov, and a gut, zisse yar to all.
September 15, 2016
I talked to Elissa Altman about her delicious new food memoir Treyf.
September 10, 2016
A short bit about WHITE WALLS in People Magazine.
August 15, 2016
Always an MC, Never a Bridesmaid… My new essay in Harpers BAZAAR.
June 14, 2016
Should we make our kids clean their rooms? Is there really a benefit to living in neat spaces? I did research for this essay in New York Times Sunday Review.
June 3, 2016
A review in The Reporter.
May 9, 2016
Happy Mother’s Day… Here’s my new essay on how being a mother made me a better daughter in Salon.
May 3, 2016
WHITE WALLS reviewed in Lilith Magazine.
April 22, 2016
Flattered to be reviewed in the Jerusalem Post Magazine.
April 21, 2016
An excerpt of WHITE WALLS ran in the Canadian Jewish News.
April 20, 2016
Pesach, chag of hygiene… my new essay in Tablet.
April 15, 2016
WHITE WALLS in the LA Review of Books.
April 12, 2016
An interview on A Town and Village Two.
April 8, 2016
WHITE WALLS is mentioned in this New York Times piece about parental anxiety.
April 6, 2016
A rigorous interview about all kinds of walls in The Believer.
April 5, 2016
A Q&A about the Holocaust and mental health in Kveller.
April 4, 2016
So honored to be featured on CBC’s The Next Chapter.
March 17, 2016
A review of WHITE WALLS on The Jewish Book Council.
March 10, 2016
I was on CBC News Network with Jennifer Hall talking about Trudeau’s visit to the White House.
March 9, 2016
A new Q&A with Mayim Bialik and Grok Nation.
March 7, 2016
A lively profile in the Forward.
March 1, 2016
On the Today Show — with my mom!
February 27, 2016
My interview on CBC Fresh Air aired this morning!
February 23, 2016
A Q&A about feminism, fear and the chaos of writing with the JWA.
On comedy, dating and careers – an essay in SheKnows.
February 22, 2016
Here’s my interview on CBC All in a Weekend.
February 21, 2016
Canadian comrades, I’ll be on CBC Fresh Air (Ontario) and CBC All in a Weekend (Quebec) this weekend.
February 18, 2016
I was featured in “How I Wrote It” on CBC Books.
February 17, 2016
My essay in Redbook on hoarding, healing and just plain growing up.
My early bird appearance on Global’s Morning Show.
February 13, 2016
Torontonians! I’ll be reading and chatting at the Koffler Centre on Tuesday (Feb 16) and schmoozing live on the Global Morning Show on Wed (Feb 17).
Humbled to be on Bustle‘s list of “nonfiction books every woman needs to read” alongside some of my literary mega-heroes.
February 3, 2016
Do we talk to our kids too much? My new piece in Salon.
February 1, 2016
WHITE WALLS is a “Mom Must-Read” in Parents Magazine.
The Dangers of Decluttering… my first piece in Vogue.
January 26, 2016
Holy moly! WHITE WALLS is Mayim Bialik’s book pick.
I chat about mothers and millennials on Unspoken Words.
January 25, 2016
WHITE WALLS is a recommended read by the Jewish Book Council!
January 24, 2016
Talking writing and mental health on Mom Talk Radio.
January 22, 2016
I had the pleasure of partaking in a long chat on Iowa’s KRUU FM Writer’s Voices.
January 21, 2016
I’m thrilled to be excerpted in the Globe and Mail.
January 19, 2016
I’m insanely honored that WHITE WALLS is included in Bustle’s list of inspiring memoirs.
January 15, 2016
Excited that an excerpt of WHITE WALLS is in the Forward!
January 13, 2016
Friday’s Strand panel is a featured talk in Time Out!
January 12, 2016
Thrilled to be on Word of Mouth, New Hampshire Public Radio.
Honored to receive this comprehensive review in The Jewish Week.
January 11, 2016
My Cosmo piece about learning to live with my “collector” boyfriend was picked up by Elle Decor!
January 9, 2016
One of my favorite Q&As, on the Debutante Ball. (I’m this week’s “deb” author.)
January 8, 2016
My first piece in Washington Post On Parenting – about making space for sisters.
January 7, 2016
I was interviewed about hoarding and parenthood on Diary of a First Time Mom.
WW is the #1 new release in health recovery on Amazon. (Whatever that means?!)
My book – and life – in the New York Post. With photos!
January 5, 2016
On learning to cohabit with the boyfriend… My essay in Cosmo.
Talking about emotions, hope and walls on Conversations Live!
Excited to be speaking with Crystal-Lee Quibbell about writing and healing on Literary Speaking.
Bubbe vs Bubbe: my essay about grandmotherly love and meat in Tablet.
It’s pub day! WHITE WALLS entered this world this morning. 0 pounds, 9 ounces. Mom and book are doing well, despite brutal 5 year labor.
January 4, 2016
I’m the visiting scribe at the Jewish Book Council this week. Read about my mom’s edits to my book (about my mom) and my thoughts on Jews and stuff.
December 29, 2015
Hey midwesternites! I’ll be on Charlie Brennan’s show tomorrow morning at 1035 your time…
December 23, 2015
My last-minute super-minimalist gift picks in the Observer.
December 18, 2015
So thrilled that WHITE WALLS is listed as a new release in Chatelaine.
December 11, 2015
Come to my book launch reception! Jan 7 at The Corner Bookstore. There will be liquor and rennet!
On the Jewiness of White Walls… Honored to be featured in the Times of Israel.
October 28, 2015
How do children’s authors come up with their incredible, insane ideas? My magical chat with the authors of Upside Down Magic.
September 25, 2015
My recap of the Brooklyn Book Festival’s Children’s Day, avec activist picture books and literary superstars.
September 24, 2015
And now for the mishigas of college admissions…
July 6, 2015
A whole slew of my preschool application tips… on Noodle.
April 15, 2015
So excited to have published a contemplation on sleep (oh beloved sleep, how I miss thou) in Good‘s relaunched magazine. Long live print!
March 14, 2015
My first piece for Noodle: a (humorous-ish) guide to preschool applications.
November 24, 2014
My thoughts on Roz Chast, aging parents, humor, nursing homes and death in the Jewish Quarterly.
October 1, 2014
Breaking the Fast: My short essay on Yom Kippur and parental conflict in Tablet.
September 23, 2014
Excited to have contributed an essay on confessional comedy to the new book Graphic Details.
September 10, 2014
My review of Jean Paul Gaultier’s dazzling Brooklyn Museum show appeared in The Australasian Journal of Popular Culture.
August 19, 2014
Do people mourn differently across cultures? My new piece in Modern Loss.
July 31, 2014
Thrilled that The Laughing Stalk got a great review in Studies in American Humor.
June 19, 2014
CNN featured my preschool column.
May 12, 2014
Excited to help food writer David Sax promote The Tastemakers by acting like a maniac foodie.
April 29, 2014
Towards kindergarten… and why being an urban parent rocks the party.
April 22, 2014
How to be a “perfect school mom” (or not really).
April 15, 2014
Choosing a school for an only child – what factors should I consider, if any?
April 9, 2014
My review of some great British-Jewish-chickish literary fiction in Lilith.
April 8, 2014
Comparative parenting: trying to curb my maternal competitiveness (so hard).
April 1, 2014
Preschool “exmissions”: What are my long-term goals for Zee’s success? And what if I don’t have any?!
March 25, 2014
How do we handle our kids’ failures & our own failures around our kids? (More preschool.)
March 18, 2014
Preschool and – of course – my neurotic ambivalent Jewyness.