Ada Calhoun

Ada Calhoun | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Ada Calhoun | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Speaker, Journalist, Author, Sleep Expert
Gain valuable insights into the challenges faced by women of Generation X and discover the secrets to successful modern marriage with Ada Calhoun, speaker, journalist, and author.
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Ada Calhoun | Speaker Biography

Author of "Why We Can't Sleep"
Ghostwriter of five NYT bestsellers
Co-founder of Sob Sisters

Ada Calhoun is a highly respected journalist and author, known for her acclaimed book "Why We Can't Sleep" (2020). This insightful work delves into the unique challenges faced by women of Generation X as they navigate middle age. Calhoun has also written other noteworthy books, including "Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give" (2017), which candidly explores modern marriage, and "St. Marks is Dead: The Many Lives of America's Hippest Street" (2015), a historical account of New York City. Calhoun's expertise extends beyond her own writing, as she has made significant contributions to fourteen nonfiction books as a ghostwriter, five of which have become New York Times bestsellers. Her writing has been featured in publications such as Billboard, Cosmopolitan, National Geographic Traveler, and The New York Times. 

As a critic, she regularly contributes to The New York Times Book Review and serves as a theatre critic for New York magazine. In recognition of her outstanding work, Calhoun has received several awards, including the Independent Publisher Book Award gold medal in U.S. History (2016), a USC-Annenberg National Health Journalism Fellowship (2015), and a Kiplinger Fellowship (2014). In 2018, she co-founded Sob Sisters, a journalists' club dedicated to celebrating female journalists and supporting aspiring writers. Calhoun holds an undergraduate degree in Plan II Honors in the Humanities from the University of Texas.

Why Should You Book Ada Calhoun?

Book Ada Calhoun as a speaker to gain unparalleled insights into the unique challenges faced by Generation X women, modern marriage, and the evolving cultural landscape of New York City. Her award-winning journalism and bestselling books resonate deeply with diverse audiences, offering inspiration and practical wisdom. With her extensive experience and engaging storytelling, Ada will captivate and motivate your team or business.

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