February 12, 2015: New column, Going Off, in the New York Times

February 11-15, 2015: San Miguel Writers' Conference Creative Nonfiction Fellow

July 21, 2014: I won Baltimore Review's writing contest.

May 2014:  Visiting Artist at Betsy Hotel in South Beach, Florida

December 10, 2013: My story on The Moth Radio Hour

July 9, 2013: I won The Moth StorySLAM in June.

June 25, 2013: My story on the First Person Arts podcast

June 18, 2013: I wrote a story about an eye-gazing party for New York Observer

June 3, 2013: I won The Moth StorySLAM in January.

May 2013: Fellowship at the Sozopol Fiction Seminars in Bulgaria

April 8, 2013: my essay in Laba Journal

February 14, 2013: Painted Bride Quarterly reprints my essay from The Weeklings

Feburary 13, 2013: My piece on Slate about a dating coach for the social anxious

December 25, 2012: My essay about my first Christmas on Salon

November 30, 2012: My piece on Slate about a body language expert

September 17, 2012: CNN reprints my story from O, The Oprah Magazine

September 5, 2012: My essay on The Paris Review

August 25, 2012: My essay in The New York Times

August 15, 2012: I wrote a profile for O, The Oprah Magazine

July 30, 2012: I won The Moth StorySLAM in early July!

July 28, 2012: My essay on Salon

June 29, 2012: My story on The Soundtrack Series podcast

June 15, 2012: A video of me winning The Moth StorySLAM in April!

June 12, 2012: My story in the June issue of GQ

May 17, 2012: My final post on The Weeklings, about my senior prom

May 17, 2012: My companion piece on Slate to the story I wrote about the dating coach for ex-Orthodox Jews

May 10, 2012: An essay on The Weeklings

April 27, 2012: My piece on Slate about a dating coach for ex-Orthodox Jews

April 26, 2012: a piece I wrote for The Weeklings

April 19, 2012: I'm blogging every Thursday at The Weeklings! Here's my first post.

April 10, 2012: My essay on The Hairpin in honor of the 100-year anniversary of the Titanic

February 21, 2012: A story I told at The Moth GrandSLAM is on The Moth Podcast.

February 16, 2012: A video of me winning The Moth StorySLAM in December!

October 29, 2011: An interview and Skinny giveaway on Free Book Friday

October 28, 2011: Skinny will be published in Germany!

October 26, 2011: Chatting with Brad Listi on Other People Podcast

October 11, 2011: Here I am talking on NPR's Marketplace about psychics and Wall Street guys.

October 10, 2011: My piece in New York Magazine about psychics and Wall Street guys.

October 5, 2011: A video of me winning The Moth StorySLAM in September!  

September 22, 2011: An interview I did in 614

September 2, 2011: Two-part video of a story I told at the Happy Ending Series:
Part 1
Part 2

August 25, 2011: Cristina Fahrbach-Connors interviews me on She Writes.

July 31, 2011: Molly Quinn interviews me on Freerange Nonfiction.

July 28, 2011: MSN features Skinny as a "Gotta Have It."

July 23, 2011: Skinny is one of "Five Great Summer Reads" on

July 19, 2011: Nina Badzin interviews me on her blog.

July 14, 2011: The Huffington Post reprints my Eat The Damn Cake interview.

July 13, 2011: Kate Fridkis interviews me on Eat The Damn Cake.

July 12, 2011: CNN Living reprints my O Magazine piece.

July 11, 2011: I made the WILF list!

July 7, 2011: Nicole interviews me on Linus's Blanket.

July 5, 2011: Skinny is a Lite FM Book Cafe pick for the month of July.

June 27, 2011: My essay in O Magazine about breaking my helping habit

June 27, 2011: Julie Buxbaum interviews me and calls Skinny a "summer must-read."

June 22, 2011: Jewish Woman Magazine recommends Skinny as a Summer Read.

June 13, 2011: Examiner chooses Skinny as a summer beach read.

June 13, 2011: Jewcy includes me, as an "editor's pick," in The Big Jewcy Class of 2011.

June 4, 2011: Transcript of my chat with The Nervous Breakdown's online book club

June 4, 2011: The Nervous Breakdown excerpts Skinny.

May 28, 2011: My self-interview on The Nervous Breakdown

May 28, 2011: My guest post on Colloquium

May 27, 2011: The story of how I found my agent

May 17, 2011: A nice feature about Skinny in The Jewish Week

May 17, 2011: Skinny is the book club pick on The Nervous Breakdown.

May 17, 2011: Radical Hateloss interviews me.

May 14, 2011: Second part of my two-part interview on Healthy Mind Fit Body.

May 12, 2011: Glamour interviews me about Skinny!

May 6, 2011: First part of my two-part interview on Healthy Mind Fit Body

April 30, 2011: My guest post on Writer Unboxed.

April 28, 2011: Teddy Wayne interviews me on the Huffington Post.

April 27, 2011: Natalie Zutter interviews me on

April 26, 2011: Skinny hits the shelves!

April 26, 2011: Meredith Melnick interviews me on Time Magazine's Healthland.

April 26, 2011: Hanna Howard interviews me on

April 26, 2011: My essay about my muse on The Rumpus

April 26, 2011: My guest blog on Harper Perennial's The Olive Reader

April 26, 2011: My 5 Do's and a Don't on Chick Lit Is Not Dead

April 26, 2011: My guest blog on Book Addiction

April 26, 2011: Lisa interviews me on Lisa's World of Books.

April 26, 2011: Jill and Jenn interview me on Pursuing Our Passion.

April 25, 2011: Jezebel excerpts Skinny!

April 25, 2011: Katie McLaughlin interviews me on Health For The Whole Self.

April 24, 2011: My guest post on Chick Lit Reviews.

April 24, 2011: Luke Ford interviews me about Skinny.

April 19, 2011: Virginia Sole-Smith interviews me on iVillage.

April 15, 2011: Target picks Skinny as a "Recommended Reading" title for June!

April 14, 2011: I'm giving away signed book plates (a.k.a. autograph inserts) to anyone who pre-orders Skinny between today and April 25! Just email me your receipt and address.

April 6, 2011: A piece about publishing book #2 appears on the Wall Street Journal online.

March 7, 2011: Body Confessions goes live.

October 27, 2010: Conversions is anthologized in Rumpus Women: Volume I, Personal Essays by Women.

August 23, 2010: The Truth About Life appears on Five Chapters.

August 20, 2010: Should You Hire a Life Coach? appears on

July 20, 2010: The Fire Inside appears in City Scoops Magazine.