Rebecca Traister

Rebecca Traister


Rebecca Traister is writer-at-large at New York Magazine and The Cut, where she covers women in politics, media, and culture. She was awarded the 2018 National Magazine Award in “Columns and Commentary” for her writing on the #MeToo reckoning and sexual harassment and the 2016 Hillman Prize for Opinion and Analysis Journalism. She is the author of the New York Times best seller Good and Mad, which was named one of the Best Books of 2018 by the Washington Post and People magazine, as well as All the Single Ladies, a New York Times best seller and Notable Book of 2016. Her first book, Big Girls Don’t Cry, about women in the 2008 election, was a New York Times Notable Book of 2010 and the winner of the Ernesta Drinker Ballard Book Prize. Traister lives in New York City.

Buy Rebecca Traister’s latest book, Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger, on Amazon.

Photo Credit: Victoria Stevens

Events with Rebecca Traister

[CANCELED] Margaret Atwood, Roxane Gay, and Jia Tolentino with Rebecca Traister

04 May 2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Town Hall
123 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036

The live events of the 2020 World Voices Festival have been canceled due to concerns about the safety of participants and audiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In early May, we launched the 2020 digital World Voices Festival at This ongoing digital version of the Festival includes a suite of podcasts, videos, interviews, and musical playlists, with live events and other features to be rolled out over the coming weeks. We hope this digital content brings you joy during a time of uncertainty.

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