Press & Events

Event: ‘Worn in New York’ Book Signing
Brickbat Books – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 12 – 7 PM – 9 PM

Event: Delaware book launch: Worn in New York at Blue Streak Gallery
Blue Streak Gallery – Wilmington, Delaware, December 7, 2017 – 7PM – 9PM

This Year’s Best Books For Everyone In Your Life
Buzzfeed, December 5, 2017

Event: Emily Spivack Book Signing
Bird – Los Angeles, December 3, 2017 – 12PM – 3PM

Aubrey Plaza on the Job That Really Didn’t Work Out
Elle, November 30, 2017

5 Fab Books on Fashion
Chicago Tribune, November 26, 2017

Event: Book Reading of ‘Worn in New York’
MoMA Design Store Soho – New York, 
November 19, 2017 – 11AM1PM

How Pioneering Firefighter Brenda Berkman Won Women’s Right to Heroism
Brainpickings, November 16, 2017

Chronicling Memories of New Yorkers Through Their Clothes
AnOther, November 16, 2017

New Yorkers On the Clothes That Mean the Most to Them
Racked, November 15, 2017

Event: ‘Worn in New York’ LA Book Launch and Reading
Arcana Books – Los Angeles, November 12, 2017 – 3PM – 5PM 

The Year’s Most Giftable Coffee-Table Books
New York Magazine, November 9, 2017

Emily Spivack’s ‘Worn in New York’ Book Details Fab 5 Freddy’s Favorite Hat
Billboard, October 24, 2017

Emily Spivack’s Book ‘Worn in New York’ Shares the Memories Behind Clothes
Elle UK, October 20, 2017

Sometimes the Stories Behind Our Clothes Can Eclipse How They Look
Esquire, October 16, 2017

6 Things T’s Editors Like Right Now
The New York Times, T Magazine, October 13, 2017

Fashion Books: Find Your Style Type
Financial Times, October 13, 2017

Event: ‘Worn in New York’ Book Launch
NeueHouse – New York, October 12, 2017 – 7PM-9:30PM

The Brian Lehrer Show: The Clothes We Wore When
WNYC, October 10, 2017

Eileen Myles On Their Love For Shitty T-Shirts
i-D, October 9, 2017

New York City, Remembered Through What We Wore
New York Magazine, The Cut, October 1, 2017

Vogue View: Capital Ideas
British Vogue, October 2017

Rachel Comey + Worn Stories In-Store Event 
Rachel Comey – New York, October 15, 2015 – 7PM – 9PM

Event: Dress Codes: Wearing The Sounds of Björk – Class with Emily Spivack 
MoMA – New York, May 21, 2015 – 6PM – 9PM

Writing Art and Life: Worn Stories Workshop with Emily Spivack
Institute of Contemporary Art – Philadelphia, May 6, 2015 – 6:30PM

Stuff: The Objects That Shape Our Lives – Panel Discussion and Book Signing
LA Times Festival of Books – LA, April 19, 2015 – 2PM

Event: REALARTS@PENN Presents a Reading with Emily Spivack
The Kelly Writers House – Philadelphia, March 26, 2015

Event: Artist Talk – Emily Spivack
Palm Springs Art Museum – Palm Springs, March 13, 2015

Event: Tenement Talks – Featuring Emily Spivack in conversation with Maria Popova and readings by Andrew Kuo and Debbie Millman
Tenement Museum – New York, March 11, 2015

Event: Winter Film Series – Worn Stories Book Signing and Clothing Swap
Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator – New York, March 4, 2015

Event: Worn Stories Reading and Book Signing 
The Booksmith – San Francisco, February 18, 2015

Event: Worn Stories – Ginny’s Supper Club Salon Series featuring Emily Spivack in conversation with Marcus Samuelsson, Dapper Dan and Piper Kerman
Red Rooster Harlem – New York, February 2, 2015

Event: Worn Stories Washington DC Book Event 
Sixth & I – Washington DC, January 29, 2015

Worn Stories: Sartorial Memoirs
The Kojo Nnamdi Show, WAMU 88.5, January 29, 2015

Writers Emily Spivack and Susan Orlean tell their ‘Worn Stories’ 
Take Two, KPCC 89.3, January 28, 2015

Clothing as Memoir: Emily Spivack brings her ‘Worn Stories’ to Washington
The Washington Post, January 27, 2015

Worn Stories
Brown Alumni Magazine, January/February, 2015

If You Liked That, Try This: Best of 2014 Memoirs Edition
Flavorpill, January 8, 2015

The New York Times Best Sellers List
The New York Times, January 2015

Work Study: Emily Spivack, Artist
mental_floss, January 1, 2015

Emily Spivack: On the Go-Go
Out + About, December 31, 2014

The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall
Brain Pickings, December 22, 2014

The Best Biographies, Memoirs, and History Books of 2014
Brain Pickings, December 15, 2014

Event: Worn Stories Delaware Book Launch
Blue Streak Gallery – Delaware, December 15, 2014

Event: Weaving Together, Red Hook
Pioneer Works – New York, December 14, 2014

Top Picks in 2014, Arts and Life Books
Vancouver Sun, December 12, 2014

Event: Worn Stories Los Angeles Book Launch
Space 15 Twenty – Los Angeles, December 9, 2014

75 Book Ideas for Christmas
Globe and Mail, December 7, 2014

‘Worn Stories,’ by Emily Spivack
New York Times, Sunday Book Review, December 7 2014

16 Reasons Why December Is Going To Rule
Refinery 29, December 2, 2014

Design Matters with Debbie Millman: Emily Spivack
Design Observer, December 1, 2014

Best Books of 2014
Financial Times, November 28, 2014

An Interview With “Worn Stories” Author Emily Spivack
Etsy, The Etsy Blog, November 13, 2014

Five to Follow
The New York Times, T Magazine, November 3, 2014

The Frivolous and The Familiar
BookPage, November 2014

The New York Times Best Sellers List
(see also)
The New York Times, October 2014

Q&A: Emily Spivack, Artist, Designer, NYT Bestselling Author
Philebrity, October 9, 2014

Event: Worn Stories Book Release Party and Reading
Design Philadelphia, October 9, 2014

Event: Worn Stories Reading and Book Signing
Strand Books – New York, October 7, 2014

Meaningful Fashion: Why Did You Wear That?
Forbes, October 2, 2014

Worn to Pieces
American Way, American Airlines, October 2014

Worn Stories: Excerpts
Slate, September 28, 2014

Reviews: ‘Worn Stories’ by Emily Spivack
Minneapolis Star Tribune, September 22, 2014

‘Worn Stories’ by Emily Spivack
The Boston Globe, September 20, 2014

The Brian Lehrer Show: The Clothes You Love So Much 
WNYC, September 16, 2014

Worn Stories by Emily Spivack
Bookforum, September 10, 2014

Our Emotional Relationship With Clothes
Maclean’s, September 6, 2014

Emily Spivack, Editor of ‘Worn Stories’, Shares Her Own
American Public Media’s Dinner Party Download, September 6, 2014

If These Clothes Could Talk; A Smart Girl’s Take on Fashion
Yahoo Style, September 5, 2014

Fashion Week: Recommended Reading
The New York Times, On The Runway, September 3, 2014

Vogue’s Fall 2014 Books Guide: 10 Literary Things We’re Looking Forward To
Vogue, September 2, 2014

‘Worn Stories’ Is a Charming Book About Clothes and Meaning
Flavorwire, September 2, 2014

If These Shorts Could Talk… New Book Tells ‘Worn Stories’
NPR, August 30, 2014

Worn Stories: Marina Abramovic
Harper’s Bazaar, August 29, 2014

Why Fashion Matters – No Matter Who You Are
Financial Times, August 29, 2014

Worn Stories: Playful and Poignant Tales of Clothes That Encode Life’s Most Meaningful Memories
Brain Pickings, August 26, 2014

The Approval Matrix – Week of August 25, 2014
New York Magazine, August 24, 2014

6 Celebrities Share their Most Meaningful Pieces of Clothing
New York Post, August 24, 2014

Finders Keepers: My Favourite Piece of Clothing
The Guardian, August 23, 2014

Could Your Shoes Be the Window to Your Soul? Emily Spivack Thinks So
Elle, August 22, 2014

Emily Spivack’s Worn Stories project: What Are the Things We Want to Hold Onto?
Put This On, August 20, 2014

Our Most Beloved Clothing is Not About Style, But About Feelings
New York Magazine, The Cut, August 19, 2014

Worn Stories Book Trailer Features Music From Jeff Ziegler and Mary Lattimore
Philebrity, August 18, 2014

Worn Stories Book Trailer
The Rumpus, August 18, 2014

Greta Gerwig, Marcus Samuelsson and Others Tell Stories About Beloved Garments
The New York Times, T Magazine, August 15, 2014

Top 10 Books for August 2014
Washingtonian, August 4, 2014

An Amazon Best Book of the Month, August 2014
Amazon, August 1, 2014

The Hot List: August 2014
Harper’s Bazaar, July 31, 2014


If you would like to book me to discuss Worn Stories, please email emily.spivack AT gmail DOT com and CC publicist Diane Levinson at Princeton Architectural Press, diane AT papress DOT com.