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Author of "Why We Can't Sleep" & "Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give"

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Ada Cal­houn is the author of "Why We Can’t Sleep: Wom­en’s New Midlife Cri­sis," an expan­sion of her viral sto­ry for Oprah​.com about Gen­er­a­tion X women. ​

Cal­houn is also the author of New York City history book "St. Marks Is Dead: The Many Lives of America's Hippest Street," and the memoir "Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give." "Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give" was named one of the top 10 memoirs of 2017 and was called realistic, loving and laugh-out-loud funny by Publishers Weekly.

In addi­tion to writ­ing her own books, Cal­houn has worked as an A‑list ghost­writer since 2009, col­lab­o­rat­ing on four­teen non­fic­tion books for major pub­lish­ers, includ­ing sev­er­al New York Times bestsellers.

She has con­tributed essays to var­i­ous projects, includ­ing Beast­ie Boys Book; her essay there on Gen X wom­an­hood was called ​“one of the more effec­tive guest-star turns.”

As a free­lance jour­nal­ist, she has writ­ten for Time, Nation­al Geo­graph­ic Trav­el­er, O: The Oprah mag­a­zine, the Times Lit­er­ary Sup­ple­ment, The New Repub­lic, Bill­board, Cos­mopoli­tan, and Red­book. She has con­tributed three essays to the New York­er’s online ​“Page-Turn­er” col­umn; and two op-ed, three ​“Mod­ern Love,” and four ​“Lives” columns to the New York Times. Past jobs include crime reporter for the New York Post, fre­quent con­trib­u­tor to The New York Times Book Review, edi­tor-in-chief of the online mag­a­zine Bab​ble​.com, and sec­ond-string the­ater crit­ic for New York magazine.

Her nation­al news report­ing has won mul­ti­ple awards, includ­ing a USC-Annen­berg Nation­al Health Jour­nal­ism Fel­low­ship, Kiplinger fel­low­ship, CCF Media Award (for her New York Times Mag­a­zine report­ing in Alaba­ma), Croly Award, and an Ali­cia Pat­ter­son Foun­da­tion fellowship.

She has taught report­ing and writ­ing at col­leges and work­shops, includ­ing pub­lic affairs report­ing at Hof­s­tra Uni­ver­si­ty, cre­ative non-fic­tion at the Rut­gers Sum­mer Con­fer­ence, and mem­oir at the 2018 Mia­mi Book Fair’s Writ­ers Insti­tute.

She is co-founder of the jour­nal­ists soci­ety and read­ing series Sob Sis­ters and an advo­cate for pub­lic libraries.

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Ada Calhoun

Author of "Why We Can't Sleep" & "Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give"

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Ada Calhoun Biography

Ada Cal­houn is the author of "Why We Can’t Sleep: Wom­en’s New Midlife Cri­sis," an expan­sion of her viral sto­ry for Oprah​.com about Gen­er­a­tion X women. ​

Cal­houn is also the author of New York City history book "St. Marks Is Dead: The Many Lives of America's Hippest Street," and the memoir "Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give." "Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give" was named one of the top 10 memoirs of 2017 and was called realistic, loving and laugh-out-loud funny by Publishers Weekly.

In addi­tion to writ­ing her own books, Cal­houn has worked as an A‑list ghost­writer since 2009, col­lab­o­rat­ing on four­teen non­fic­tion books for major pub­lish­ers, includ­ing sev­er­al New York Times bestsellers.

She has con­tributed essays to var­i­ous projects, includ­ing Beast­ie Boys Book; her essay there on Gen X wom­an­hood was called ​“one of the more effec­tive guest-star turns.”

As a free­lance jour­nal­ist, she has writ­ten for Time, Nation­al Geo­graph­ic Trav­el­er, O: The Oprah mag­a­zine, the Times Lit­er­ary Sup­ple­ment, The New Repub­lic, Bill­board, Cos­mopoli­tan, and Red­book. She has con­tributed three essays to the New York­er’s online ​“Page-Turn­er” col­umn; and two op-ed, three ​“Mod­ern Love,” and four ​“Lives” columns to the New York Times. Past jobs include crime reporter for the New York Post, fre­quent con­trib­u­tor to The New York Times Book Review, edi­tor-in-chief of the online mag­a­zine Bab​ble​.com, and sec­ond-string the­ater crit­ic for New York magazine.

Her nation­al news report­ing has won mul­ti­ple awards, includ­ing a USC-Annen­berg Nation­al Health Jour­nal­ism Fel­low­ship, Kiplinger fel­low­ship, CCF Media Award (for her New York Times Mag­a­zine report­ing in Alaba­ma), Croly Award, and an Ali­cia Pat­ter­son Foun­da­tion fellowship.

She has taught report­ing and writ­ing at col­leges and work­shops, includ­ing pub­lic affairs report­ing at Hof­s­tra Uni­ver­si­ty, cre­ative non-fic­tion at the Rut­gers Sum­mer Con­fer­ence, and mem­oir at the 2018 Mia­mi Book Fair’s Writ­ers Insti­tute.

She is co-founder of the jour­nal­ists soci­ety and read­ing series Sob Sis­ters and an advo­cate for pub­lic libraries.

Ada Calhoun Videos

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    In her new book, “Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give,” author Ada Calhoun describes marriage has both a burden and a gift. In Tuesday’s...
  • St Marks is Dead: A book talk with author Ada Calhoun

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  • How to book Ada Calhoun?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Ada Calhoun for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Ada Calhoun, 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 pricing information and check availability for Ada Calhoun or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Ada Calhoun?

    Booking fees for Ada Calhoun, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ada Calhoun, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Ada Calhoun?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ada Calhoun for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent 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. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ada Calhoun for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ada Calhoun or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ada Calhoun or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Ada Calhoun is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Ada Calhoun for your event is available upon request. Ada Calhoun generally travels from Brooklyn, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Marie Benedict, Catherine Steadman, Tim Dorsey, Jocko Willink and Diane Guerrero. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ada Calhoun for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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  • Ada Calhoun Reveals Secrets Of Lasting Marriage: 'Underreacting ...
    In her new book, “Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give,” author Ada Calhoun describes marriage has both a burden and a gift. In Tuesday’s installment of our To Have and Hold TODAY series, Calhoun...
    St Marks is Dead: A book talk with author Ada Calhoun

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