News & Media


October 7, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Talk and reading from The Unwitting

New York Society Library

53 East 79 Street

New York, NY


October 18, 2014 at 2 p.m

Talk and reading from The Unwitting

Vroman’s Bookstore

695 E. Colorado Blvd

Pasadena, CA 91101


November 20, 2014 at 7 p.m.

Panel Discussion

When Harry S Truman Met Sally: How Novelists Mix Real People and Characters in Historical Fiction

Wyckoff Public Library

200 Woodland Avenue,

Wyckoff, NJ


December 7, 2014 at 10 a.m.

Talk on The Unwitting

Greenburgh Jewish Center

515 Broadway

Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522


News Updates

Ellen talks about the relationship between the private and the political and how she came to write fiction for a living. Watch it here on the Picador blog or YouTube.

The Unwitting –  Author of the Week on Literary Lusts with Donna Freed. Listen here to the interview with Ellen.

Read Ellen’s piece “When Characters Talk Back” on the Picador blog.(May, 2014)

The Random House blog has profiled Ellen in their Author Spotlight. Four Things I Love/Hate About The Writing Life (April, 2014)


Essays, Columns, Articles


The Night Eleanor Roosevelt Became Eleanor Roosevelt, Short story broadcast on BBC Radio 4 (November, 2011)

Ellen Feldman: The Death and Birth of a Novel, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation (2011)

War and peace…the American version, Features – Books, The Independent (October, 2011), The Spectator – Book Blog (October, 2011)

Love and Longing from the Front, WowOWow: The Women on the Web (August, 2011)

The Book Club Cookbook (August 2011)

Profiles: Ellen Feldman, The (July 2011)

“Scottsboro: The Musical and the Myth”, The Huffington Post (May 25, 2011 and November 15, 2010)

“Bush Marches Ahead into the Past”, The Huffington Post (August 14, 2008)

“McCain’s Race Ad”, The Huffington Post (August 4, 2008)

“Sexism in Hostile Acts and Careless Speech”,The Huffington Post (June 28, 2008)

“The Last Bastion of Acceptable Prejudice or Hey, Can’t You Take a Joke?”, The Huffington Post (June 13, 2008)

“What Hillary Should Have Learned from the Suffragists”, The Huffington Post (May 27, 2008)

“The Newly Discovered FDR-Lucy Mercer Correspondence”, The Huffington Post (May 9, 2008)

“Standing Sexual Politics on Its Head”, The Huffington Post (April 7, 2008)

“75 Years After Scottsboro Racial Profiling In Jury Selection Is Alive and Well”, The Huffington Post (March 30, 2008)

“Anne Frank In America”, American Heritage (February/March, 2005)

“Cosmetic Surgery Pioneers”, American Heritage (June/July 2004)

“FDR And His Women”, American Heritage (March 2003)

“Most Underrated and Overrated Roosevelt Women”, American Heritage (October 2002)

“Joyeux Halloween”, American Heritage (October 2001)

“Most Underrated and Overrated Ocean Liners”, American Heritage (September 2001)

“Till Divorce Do Us Part”, American Heritage (November 2000)

“The Perils Of Immortality”, American Heritage (July/August 2000)


Audio, Video


BBC World Service, Interview with Anna McNamee for The Strand

Ellen Feldman discusses Next to Love, on Gransnet, an online, real-time chat forum.

Loves and Perils of World War II: Ellen Feldman and historian Richard Snow discuss the struggles and rewards of writing about World War II. New York Society Library

National Public Radio Interview, The Diane Rehm Show from WAMU and NPR

“Ellen Feldman: In My World”, Untitled / Features

Live book chat,, “…one of the U.K.’s most popular and trend-setting blogs.” (Transcript)

RadioLitopia, “Ellen Feldman, The Next Best Thing to Love”


Scottsboro, Ellen Feldman and Ann Weisbarger discuss their Orange Prize shortlisted novels, Please search Ellen Feldman and Ann Weisgarber in conversation to view this video.

Scottsboro, The New York Society Library

The Boy Who Loved Anne Frank, Wadsworth Public Library