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Emily V. Gordon

Writer, Producer & Podcast Host; Best Known for "The Big Sick"

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Emily V. Gordon Biography

Gordon was a practicing therapist from 2004 to 2009, working in North Carolina; Chicago, Illinois (where she moved in 2005); and Brooklyn, New York (where she moved in 2007).

By the time she moved to Los Angeles in 2010, Gordon had fully left the field of therapy to pursue a career as a freelance writer. As a writer she has contributed to Bust magazine;Dame magazine; the now-defunct Lemondrop; AOL; xoJane; The Daily Beast; Huffington Post; The Atlantic; Premiere; GQ; The FW; TV.com; Mashable; Videogum; Rookie; Hello Giggles; Lenny; Refinery 29; and The New York Times. Her first book, SuperYou: Release Your Inner Superhero, a tongue-in-cheek self-improvement guide, was released in 2015.

Gordon has written two webseries aimed at teenagers, called Power Up and ExploreD, at Disney.com. She wrote for the second season of The Carmichael Show on NBC, writing an episode called "New Neighbors". She also co-wrote and co-executive produced a screenplay with her husband Kumail Nanjiani called The Big Sick that was filmed in 2016, directed by Michael Showalter and produced by Judd Apatow.

In addition to writing, Gordon also books and produces comedy. In 2010, she created a weekly live show with cohosts Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani called The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, located in the back of Meltdown Comics. In 2011 she was asked by Chris Hardwick, who wanted to turn the space into a curated comedy venue, to act as program director. She served as program director of the Nerdist Showroom at Meltdown Comics from 2011 to 2012. In 2013 Comedy Central ordered a pilot for The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, and then greenlit the series in 2014.

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    Speaking fees for Emily V. Gordon, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Emily V. Gordon are available upon request for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Emily V. Gordon, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
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    Emily V. Gordon is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Arts & Humanities, Comedians, Culture, Entertainers, Entertainment, Journalism, Producers and Directors.
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    Emily V. Gordon generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Emily V. Gordon’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Emily V. Gordon for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Emily V. Gordon for your next private or corporate function.
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    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Emily V. Gordon or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
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Writer, Producer & Podcast Host; Best Known for "The Big Sick"

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Emily V. Gordon Biography

Gordon was a practicing therapist from 2004 to 2009, working in North Carolina; Chicago, Illinois (where she moved in 2005); and Brooklyn, New York (where she moved in 2007).

By the time she moved to Los Angeles in 2010, Gordon had fully left the field of therapy to pursue a career as a freelance writer. As a writer she has contributed to Bust magazine;Dame magazine; the now-defunct Lemondrop; AOL; xoJane; The Daily Beast; Huffington Post; The Atlantic; Premiere; GQ; The FW; TV.com; Mashable; Videogum; Rookie; Hello Giggles; Lenny; Refinery 29; and The New York Times. Her first book, SuperYou: Release Your Inner Superhero, a tongue-in-cheek self-improvement guide, was released in 2015.

Gordon has written two webseries aimed at teenagers, called Power Up and ExploreD, at Disney.com. She wrote for the second season of The Carmichael Show on NBC, writing an episode called "New Neighbors". She also co-wrote and co-executive produced a screenplay with her husband Kumail Nanjiani called The Big Sick that was filmed in 2016, directed by Michael Showalter and produced by Judd Apatow.

In addition to writing, Gordon also books and produces comedy. In 2010, she created a weekly live show with cohosts Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani called The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, located in the back of Meltdown Comics. In 2011 she was asked by Chris Hardwick, who wanted to turn the space into a curated comedy venue, to act as program director. She served as program director of the Nerdist Showroom at Meltdown Comics from 2011 to 2012. In 2013 Comedy Central ordered a pilot for The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, and then greenlit the series in 2014.

Emily V. Gordon Videos

  • Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani — IndieWire Awards Spotlight ...
    Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani discuss "The Big Sick" with IndieWire.
  • Kumail Nanjiani & Emily V. Gordon- Red Carpet Interview- The Big ...
  • The Big Sick: Kumail Nanjiani & Emily V. Gordon Exclusive Interview ...

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  • How do I book Emily V. Gordon to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Emily V. Gordon for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Emily V. Gordon, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Emily V. Gordon or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Emily V. Gordon

    Speaking fees for Emily V. Gordon, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Emily V. Gordon are available upon request for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Emily V. Gordon, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Emily V. Gordon speak about?

    Emily V. Gordon is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Arts & Humanities, Comedians, Culture, Entertainers, Entertainment, Journalism, Producers and Directors.
  • Where does Emily V. Gordon travel from?

    Emily V. Gordon generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Emily V. Gordon’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Emily V. Gordon for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Emily V. Gordon for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Emily V. Gordon or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Emily V. Gordon is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Emily V. Gordon for your event is available upon request. Emily V. Gordon generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Ilana Glazer, Mark Dery, Freida Lee Mock, Duffer Brothers and Faith Soloway. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Emily V. Gordon for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Emily V. Gordon Speaker Videos

  • Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani — IndieWire Awards Spotlight ...
    Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani discuss "The Big Sick" with IndieWire.
    Kumail Nanjiani & Emily V. Gordon- Red Carpet Interview- The Big ...
  • The Big Sick: Kumail Nanjiani & Emily V. Gordon Exclusive Interview ...
    Kumail Nanjiani & Emily V. Gordon On Their Love Story 'The Big ...
  • Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon - What's in My Bag? - YouTube

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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