November 22, 2006
UPCOMING EVENTS
Tuesday, 04-17-2007 at 10:00am
Speaking at the Friends of the Semel Institute at UCLA
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As my first college booking of 2007, I will be speaking at the Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA in Los Angeles, California today. Thanks so much to CreativeWell, my new booking agency, for putting this together, and thanks to Stephanie Snyder for requesting me.
760 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024 [site link] [google map]

Ned Vizzini | Official Site | Past & Present
MENTIONS
From here on out: Google News Search (click the link, not the icon!)
09-01-2006
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click HERE to search for me on Google News

(I don't have time to post articles about myself anymore, plus it's pretty solipsistic, don't you think? So you can just click Google News and hopefully you'll find something.)

The New York Times
07-30-2006
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"Opposing Forces Lashed Together by Political Faith" (profile of the filmmakers working on the IKOAFS movie, with mention of the book and movie)

Largeheartedboy.com
07-20-2006
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Book Notes - Ned Vizzini

New York Magazine
07-17-2006
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Read and Approved: Eclectic Summer Reading Alternatives

New York Times Book Review
06-25-2006
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Editor's Choice

[the Times editors picked my book for a one-sentence blurb that ran next to the best-seller lists]

[that's my editor-in-chief's signature over the page]

New York Times [Online]
06-22-2006
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Questions for . . . Ned Vizzini

Boston Herald
06-19-2006
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"Quote of the Week"

New York Times Book Review
06-17-2006
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"It's Kind of a Funny Story", by Ned Vizzini [review]

Associated Press
06-15-2006
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Young Author's Depression Led to Book

[this AP story was picked up by lots of papers and I'm not linking all of them; this representative example appeared in the Poughkeepsie Journal]

The Independent (UK)
06-04-2006
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Literary sensation: The Notebook Girls [I'm quoted in here]

Kansas City Star
06-01-2006
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The Funny side of therapy | BOOK REVIEW | Teen angst gets a fresh treatment

Brooklyn Rail
06-01-2006
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Interview [conducted with David Varno]

People
05-29-2006
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Great Reads

PublishersWeekly.com
05-26-2006
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"What We're Circ'ing" by Librarian Jennifer Fiegelman (thanks Jennifer!)

teensreadtoo.com
05-24-2006
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Review of It's Kind of a Funny Story (also posted on Amazon)

The Boston Herald
05-22-2006
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"The bright side: Author finds ĎFunny Storyí in his depression"

The Boston Herald
05-22-2006
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"Experts: Teach kids to handle stress of life"

Booklist / Horn Book
05-17-2006
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Ad for It's Kind of a Funny Story featuring great "pull-quotes" for the book (more industry lingo for those who want to be "in the know")

Teensreadtoo.com
05-14-2006
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Interview with Ned Vizzini

Cinematical
05-13-2006
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MTV Tells a Story [about the Paramount option for IKOAFS]

Park Slope Reader
05-01-2006
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Pick for my B&N; Event in Park Slope, Brooklyn

Nerve.com
05-01-2006
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The Henry Miller Award [my book was nominated for having, seriously, "the best literary sex scene developed in the English lanugage"; I was beaten by two other books in the month of May]

Elle Girl
05-01-2006
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Elle Girl Books - Word.

Village Voice
04-24-2006
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Voice Choices: Shortlist for April 19-25, 2006

Media Bistro
04-21-2006
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'More Writers Too Cute for Words' [yes, superficial, but I'll take what I can get]

Brave & Brass
04-20-2006
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It'll Come to Ya! [It's Kind of a Funny Story review]

Teen Vogue
04-18-2006
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People are Talking About...

Richmond Times Dispatch
04-12-2006
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Author teaches teens stability

Stuyvesant Spectator
04-12-2006
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It's Simply an Amazing Story [from my high school's newspaper]

Stuyvesant Spectator
04-12-2006
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In Search for a Faster Zoloft

© Ned Vizzini 2000-2006
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