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For press inquiries about AWKWARD, please contact
Maureen Cole at HarperCollins: maureen.cole@harpercollins.com / 212-207-7691

For speaking, consulting, and other inquiries please email: 2tytashiro@gmail.com


Selected Press Coverage of AWKWARD


KIRKUS REVIEWS – Review “An academic and psychologist examines the ‘quirks and unique talents of awkward individuals’ and why it’s not so bad to be awkward… the author assures that awkwardness can be a gift and that one can be grateful for it.”

LIBRARY JOURNAL – Review “Mixing personal anecdotes with summaries of psychological studies, Tashiro effectively delivers an informative and engaging pop psychology piece on what it’s like to be socially challenged.”

Media


For press inquiries about AWKWARD, please contact Maureen Cole at HarperCollins: maureen.cole@harpercollins.com
212-207-7691

For speaking, consulting, and other inquiries please email: 2tytashiro@gmail.com


Bio

Bio
Ty Tashiro, Ph.D., is the author of Awkward: The Science of Why We’re Socially Awkward and Why That’s Awesome and The Science of Happily Ever After. His work has been featured at the New York Times, Time.com, TheAtlantic.com, NPR, Sirius XM Stars radio, and VICE. He received his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Minnesota, has been an award-winning professor at the University of Maryland and University of Colorado, and has addressed TED@NYC, Harvard Business School, MIT’s Media Lab, and the American Psychological Association. He lives in New York City.

Short Bio
Ty Tashiro is a psychologist and the author of AWKWARD: The Science of Why We’re Socially Awkward and Why That’s Awesome. Learn more at AwkwardBook.com

Cover and Portraits for Download

Ty Tashiro, Author of Awkward and The Science of Happily Ever After

Ty Tashiro _ photo credit Brandi Nicole

Ty Tashiro, Author of Awkward and The Science of Happily Ever After

Ty Tashiro_ photo credit Brandi Nicole

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Awkward Book Cover