December 28, 2019

On the fraught process of writing about living artists — my essay in the new anthology Fandom as Methodology.

June 1, 2018

I was in San Diego last week to speak at a luncheon aimed at raising awareness about mental illness. I also chatted on The CW San DiegoCBS 8 Morning Show and Midday Edition, KPBS, NPR Affiliate. Hopefully, a tiny bit of awareness was raised, and a tiny bit of stigma was reduced.

February 20, 2018

No Sleep Till Surgery: Was my daughter’s insomnia psychological or medical? A new essay dedicated to all parents who’ve been driven to madness by kids who don’t sleep.

February 8, 2018

HUMONGOUS NEWS: I am so honored to be writing a new book about Jewish women who fought in the resistance against the Nazis, to be published by William Morrow/HarperCollins in 2020. Plus, the book was optioned by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Partners!

October 30, 2017

A conversation with author Sarah Mlynowski about humor, Montreal and finding home.

October 10, 2017

I interviewed Tova Mirvis about her new Book of Separation. We spoke about religion, love and coming of age — again and again.

August 21, 2017

I chatted with Abby Sher about her beautiful new YA novel on comedy and cancer.

August 9, 2017

On my ectopic pregnancy — trying to bust miscarriage taboos and share information in Cafe Mom.

June 7, 2017

My Q&A with the author of Startup, a witty satire of Silicon Alley.

May 11, 2017

My Motherhood & Words reading is up on the Mom Enough podcast.

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.

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.

May 9, 2016

Happy Mother’s Day… Here’s my new essay on how being a mother made me a better daughter in Salon.

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 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.

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 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.

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.

The Dangers of Decluttering… my first piece in Vogue.

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 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 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.)

WW is the #1 new release in health recovery on Amazon. (Whatever that means?!)

January 5, 2016

On learning to cohabit with the boyfriend… My essay in Cosmo.

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.

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!