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Jessica Lahey
Teacher, Writer, Speaker
Teacher, Writer, Speaker


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I think this is my favorite Vermont Public Radio commentary: "The Great Chocolate Shop Challenge."

Dedicated to the memory of the Hanover Chocolate Shop and the parenting opportunities it offered.
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New episode of #AmWriting  with Jess & KJ podcast!

#WhentoQuit: When to trash a piece of writing or a book you are not loving and get your butt OUT of the chair.
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The Making of the Stinky and Dirty Show!

I'm so grateful I got to be a part of this amazing team...
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3 Ways to Turn Failure into Success with Bestselling Author Jessica Lahey, on the HackLearning podcast!
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Why Kristen Chase of stopped making her daughter clean her room.
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So many additions to the 2016-17 Gift of Failure tour schedule! Come on out if I'm in your neighborhood!

August 5: BlogHer, Los Angeles, CA
September 12: Forty Carrots Family Center, Sarasota, FL
September 13: on hold
September 17: Timbernook, Barrington, NH
September 23: Keynote, DoSeum, San Antonio, TX
October 4-5: LifeManagement Center, Inc, Charleston, SC
October 6-7: Charlotte Country Day School, Charlotte, NC*
October 14: Virginia Association of Independent Schools, Richmond, VA*
October 15: James River Writers Conference, Richmond, VA
October 17: Rowland Hall/St. Mark's School, Salt Lake City, UT*
October 19: date on hold
October 20: Shady Hill School, Cambridge, MA*
October 21: Private event
October 26: on hold
October 27: Lake Forest Country Day, Lake Forest, IL*
November 1: Nashoba Brooks School, Concord, MA
November 2: Winchester Public Schools, Winchester, MA*
November 3: Heard in Rye, Rye, NY.*
November 7: Grosse Pointe Academy, Grosse Pointe, MI*
November 9: Second Growth: The Children's Fund of the Upper Valley, Hanover, NH*
November 17: The Peck School, Morristown, NJ*
November 29: Oak Hill School, Nashville, TN*


January 9: Forsyth Country Day School, Lewisville, NC*
January 31: Emerson Public Schools, Emerson, NJ*
February 1: Ridgewood Public Schools, Ridgewood, NJ*
February 2: Montclair Kimberly Academy, Montclair, NJ*
February 22: Westside Neighborhood School, Los Angeles, CA*
February 23-24: Chaminade College Preparatory, West Hills, CA*
March 1: Avenues: The World School, New York, NY*
March 7: Longmeadow Public Schools, Longmeadow, MA*
March 11: American Montessori Society National Conference, San Diego, CA*
March 12-13: LearnFest, Louisville, KY*
March 14: Zionsville Performing Arts Center, Zionsville, IN*
April 3: on hold
April 4: Carpe Diem Foundation, Germantown, PA*
April 5: Lancaster Country Day School, Lancaster, PA*
April 6: Greens Farms Academy, Greens Farms, CT
April 25: Issaquah School District, Issaquah, WA*

*indicates Gift of Failure community-wide read
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Such a cool list, one I'm thrilled to be on!
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It's been three fantastic years at The New York Times, and I still pinch myself every time I see my byline.
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Episode 3 of "‪#‎AmWriting‬ with Jess & KJ" is up! 

…in which KJ struggles with killing other people’s darlings and Jess waxes rhapsodic about audiobooks.
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