Ada Calhoun

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Ada Calhoun / Author

Ada Calhoun. Credit: Allison Michael Orenstein

The Alicia Patterson Foundation’s 2014 Josephine Patterson Albright Fellow, Ada Calhoun has written for The New Republic,, Time, New YorkGlamour, the New York Post, Self, RedbookThe Los Angeles Times,, Cosmopolitan, and several sections of the New York Times, including Arts & Leisure, Opinion, Styles, the Magazine, T, and, frequently, the Book Review. 

She won the 2013 Council on Contemporary Families Media Award for Print Coverage of Family Issues for her reporting on chemical endangerment arrests in Alabama for The New York Times Magazine.

She has co- or ghost-written four books published in the past four years; three have been New York Times bestsellers. She is now writing a book about the street she grew up on, St. Marks Is Dead, to be published by W.W. Norton circa 2015.



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