Lisa Taddeo is an American author, journalist and two-time recipient of the Pushcart Prize for her short stories 42 (2017), published in the New England Review and Suburban Weekend (2019), published in Granta. Her 2019 book, Three Women, became a #1 New York Times best seller.
Taddeo in 2019
|Born||1979/1980 (age 40–41)|
|Residence||Litchfield County, Connecticut|
|Education||Millburn High School|
|Alma mater||New York University (transferred)|
Boston University (MFA)
|Home town||Short Hills, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Notable works||Three Women (2019)|
|Notable awards||Pushcart Prize 2017, 2019|
Early life and educationEdit
Taddeo was born to Peter Taddeo, an Italian American doctor, and Pia, a fruit stand cashier from Italy. Taddeo is from Short Hills, New Jersey and attended Millburn High School. She first attended New York University but transferred to Rutgers University. Taddeo completed her MFA in fiction at Boston University. Her mother was born in Italy. Her father died in a car accident.[third-party source needed] She married Jackson Waite in 2014 and now lives in Litchfield County, Connecticut, with their daughter. She previously lived in West Tisbury, Massachusetts, on Martha's Vineyard.
Taddeo's work has appeared in The Best American Political Writing and The Best American Sports Writing anthologies. Taddeo was an associate editor at Golf Magazine when David Granger assigned her first piece for Esquire, "The Last Days of Heath Ledger", after reading her unpublished novel. In 2015 The Washington Post named her New York Magazine piece, "Rachel Uchitel is Not A Madam", one of their top five long reads that stand the test of time. In 2013 she appeared in Esquire Network's 80th Anniversary special. She was awarded the William Holodnok Fiction Prize and the Florence Engel Randall Award in fiction.
- Three Women (2019)
- Dwyer, Kate (July 5, 2019). "A Writer of Three Women's Sex Lives Shares Her Own Journey". The New York Times. Retrieved October 6, 2019.
- Taddeo, Lisa (April 2, 2015). "Forty-Two". New England Review. Retrieved December 16, 2017.
- "NER Selections Included in Pushcart Prize XLI". New England Review. 2016-11-18. Retrieved 2017-11-05.
- "Lisa Taddeo wins Pushcart Prize | BU Creative Writing". blogs.bu.edu. Retrieved 2017-11-05.
- "Granta on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 2018-07-12.
- "Lisa Taddeo". Granta Magazine. Retrieved 2017-11-05.
- Taddeo, Lisa (2016-09-30). "My Mother Was a Bright Green Suede Fendi Bag". ELLE. Retrieved 2017-11-05.
- Taddeo, Lisa. "Rushing Is Unsafe at Any Speed". The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News. Retrieved 2017-11-05.
- "Births". Martha's Vineyard Times. March 11, 2015. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
- Taddeo, Lisa (March 3, 2016). "Rushing Is Unsafe at Any Speed". Vineyard Gazette. Retrieved October 6, 2019.
- Bennett, Elizabeth (July 19, 2019). "Three Women Travels to the Heart and Complexity of Desire". Vineyard Gazette. Retrieved October 6, 2019.
- BEST AMERICAN POLITICAL WRITING 2009 by Royce Flippin | Kirkus Reviews.
- "David's review of The Best American Sports Writing 2009". www.goodreads.com. Retrieved 2017-11-05.
- Taddeo, Lisa (October 11, 2017). "Heath Ledger Death - Final Days and Death of Heath Ledger". Esquire. Retrieved December 16, 2017.
- Arango, Tim (2008-03-06). "Esquire Publishes a Diary That Isn't". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-11-05.
- Taddeo, Lisa (April 12, 2010). "Rachel Uchitel Is Not a Madam". NYMag.com. Retrieved December 16, 2017.
- https://www.facebook.com/alyssa.rosenberg?fref=nf&pnref=story. "Opinion | Five long reads that stand the test of time". Washington Post. Retrieved 2017-11-05.
- Bailey, Fenton; Barbato, Randy (2013-09-23), Esquire 80th Anniversary Special, Julie Marcus, Lisa Taddeo, retrieved 2017-11-05
- "2017 Award Winners | Women's Guild". www.bu.edu. Retrieved 2017-11-05.
- "Simon & Schuster | Jofie Ferrari-Adler". simonandschusterpublishing.com. Retrieved 2017-11-05.
- Flood, Alison (2020-06-30). "Evaristo and Carty-Williams become first black authors to win top British Book awards". The Guardian. Retrieved 2020-06-30.
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