Press/Media Appearances

Pod-ette, the companion podcast to -ette review, Episode One: “If I Could Remake the World” September, 2023. I’m interviewed with -ette co-editor/co-founder, Beth Hahn, on the origins of the magazine, and we discuss Andrew Bertaina’s short story.

My Ploughshares interview with book artist Melissa Jay Craig blogged by The Paris Review and by Maria Popova in Explore, March 21, 2013.

My Ploughshares interview with North Branch Projects’ Regin Igloria mentioned in Poets & Writers on Feb. 19, 2013.

My interview for The Millions, “You Call that a Punctuation Mark: The Interrobang Celebrates Its 50th Birthday,” was tumbled about on NPR “Fresh Air’s” Tumblr on March 14, 2012.

My seminar, “Classic Cocktails, Classic Film: NY Nightlife” was written up in the Zagat NYC blog on January 2, 2012.

My seminar, “Classic Cocktails, Classic Film: NY Nightlife” was covered by in Highlights of the 2011 Manhattan Cocktail Classic, June 2011 edition.

A couple of my choices for romantic NYC film-related spots were featured in An Old Hollywood Valentine’s Day by Eva Medoff in Time Out New York, February 2, 2011.

I served as a judge (alongside Melissa Auf der Maur and others) for Venus Zine’s 1st Annual Photo Contest, sponsored by the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago. The winning entries were featured in the magazine’s Winter 2010 issue.

Shaken, Not Stirred: Cocktails Play Important Role at FilmColumbia Event. Coverage of my “Classic Cocktails, Classic Film” presentation at the FilmColumbia festival by Paul Crossman, photos by David Lee, Hudson-Catskill Newspapers/Register-Star Online, October 2010.

My seminar, “Classic Cocktails, Classic Film: Whiskey” was featured as a “Critics’ Pick” in the August 19-25, 2010 print issue of TimeOut New York.

My seminar, “Classic Cocktails, Classic Film: Whiskey” was featured as a “Voice Choice” in the August 20, 2010 print issue of The Village Voice.

The Right Hook with George Hook, Newstalk Radio, Ireland. I did a live radio interview on the topic of the origins of cocktail names on an Irish drive-time radio show on July 9, 2010.

Interview: Nora Maynard, Tasting Notes: The Newsletter from Astor Wines & Spirits, Summer 2010 issue. Astor Center, the culinary center where I present my “Classic Cocktails, Classic Film” seminar series, did and Q & A with me for their in-store newsletter. Here I reveal how I got my first name.

“A Kitchen of Her Own,” The New Yorker blogs my account of Edna St. Vincent Millay’s 1949 Ladies’ Home Journal kitchen makeover for Apartment Therapy: The Kitchn, Apr. 13, 2009.

A Novel Affair, text by Anne Marie Scheidler, photos by Jon Cancelino, Forest & Bluff Magazine, September 2008 issue. While I was doing an artist’s residency at the Ragdale Foundation, a local magazine interviewed me about my novel-in-progress in conjunction with the colony’s upcoming fundraiser. The photo to the left shows me in the gorgeous studio I wrote in for a month.