How to Create a Creative Life
In this motivational talk, many-time bestselling author Adriana Trigiani teaches audiences how to tap into and strengthen their creativity. This inspirational program is interactive and includes powerful takeaways for audiences of all kinds.
Inspiring More Creativity at Work & in Business
New York Times bestselling author Adriana Trigiani is an expert at maximizing creativity in her own work and sharing the practical takeaways and lessons with groups and organizations. In this empowering talk, Adriana shares insights about how to inspire our teams to be more creative at work, to increase productivity, collaboration, and connection.
The Italian American Experience
Bestselling author Adriana Trigiani shares her personal story of growing up in Big Stone Gap, Virginia in a big Italian family in this insightful and hilarious program.
Adriana Trigiani is a Sought-After Host and Emcee
Many-time bestselling author Adriana Trigiani is an in-demand and experienced host and emcee for galas, fundraisers, and large venue engagements around the country. She is the permanent host and emcee for several notable events, and has hosted the Audie Awards, Poets and Writers Gala, New York City ArchCare Gala, and more with warmth and comedy for a memorable and successful event.
Motivational and Humorous Commencement Programs
Bestselling author Adriana Trigiani is a gifted public speaker who has been sought after for her motivational – and humorous – commencement addresses. Balancing her consummate storytelling, empowering insights, and comedy, Adriana creates enlightening and lively presentations that make a memorable impact.
Writer and producer Adriana Trigiani connects with campus communities
New York Times bestselling author ADRIANA TRIGIANI is a consistent delight to have on campus. From commencement to clubs, Trigiani connects with the entire campus community. She answers questions thoughtfully, shares inspiring stories about her life as a writer, and carries her uplifting energy through the engagement. Her speeches showcase her creativity and literary acumen. During audience Q&A and book signings, Trigiani takes the time to make every guest feel connected. She has visited The New School, New York University, the University of Virginia, the University of New Haven, and more. The University of New Haven says, “Her wit, charisma, intelligence, and genuine enthusiasm for her audience are amazing. She is one of the most generous individuals I have ever met and is always ready to help a good cause."
Many-time bestselling author Adriana Trigiani launches podcast with the great cultural figures of our time about the books that shaped their lives
Prolific, beloved writer and filmmaker ADRIANA TRIGIANI, the New York Times bestselling author of twenty books, is breaking into with the launch of You Are What You Read. The podcast is comprised of deep, surprising, and humorous exclusive conversations with the great cultural figures of our time, such as Sarah Jessica and other household names, about the books that shaped their lives. Trigiani builds on the global success of her Facebook Live show, Adriana Ink, where Adriana has hosted 400+ bestselling authors to a loyal digital audience of 2.1M listeners. One fan’s glowing five-star review of the trailer says, “I won’t want to miss one minute of the podcast. Adriana Trigiani is so right that reading makes us who we are and enriches our hearts and minds.”
Adriana Trigiani, filmmaker, television writer and producer, is the New York Times bestselling author of 20 books of fiction and nonfiction, including her latest, The Good Left Undone. Her work is published in 38 languages around the world. Her screen credits include writer/director of the major motion picture of her debut novel, Big Stone Gap, the adaptation of her novel Very Valentine, and director of Then Came You.
Her novels have been chosen by Book of the Month Club, UK's Richard and Judy Book Club twice, USA Today Book Club, People’s Book of the Week seven times, Lifetime Book Club, as well as other renowned national and international book clubs. Adriana has been profiled in The New York Times, USA Today, British Vogue, Publishers Weekly, Red Magazine, Writer’s Digest, Hallmark Magazine, Italian America Magazine, among others. She was featured in The New York Times 'By the Book', regularly contributes to the Richmond Times-Dispatch op-eds, and wrote the advice columnist ('Agony Aunt') for the Irish Independent.
Adriana serves as one of the first-ever authors contributing to Meta’s Bulletin column in conjunction with her international Facebook Live show, Adriana Ink, of which Adriana has hosted over 400 bestselling authors and counting with a reach of 1.4 million viewers.
Adriana has appeared on The Today Show for 22 years, CBS Sunday Morning, CBS This Morning, twice on The View (host pick and giveaway), Good Morning America as a featured summer read, and regularly appears on Good Day New York, PBS and NPR, making her one of the most sought after speakers in the world of books today.
Adriana is a popular host/emcee for galas, fundraisers, and large venue engagements around the country. She hosted the Audie Awards, Poets and Writers Gala, New York City ArchCare Gala, etc., and serves as the permanent host of the Erma Bombeck Arizona Women’s Board Authors Luncheon, the Charleston Post & Courier Book and Author Luncheon, and the Library of Virginia Literary Awards.
She has been a guest speaker with organizations and universities as well. Adriana conducted workshops and presented to students at New York University, The New School for Social Research, Fordham University, Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame, Indiana, Brandeis University, University of Dayton, and University of Virginia at Wise. She delivered and received honorary degrees from Saint Mary's College, the University of New Haven (two honorary degrees), Emory & Henry College, and University of Virginia at Wise.
With her swath of knowledge in storytelling, filmmaking, and the Italian American experience, Adriana offers enlightening and lively presentations, discussions and workshops that challenge audiences to lead creative and impactful lives, and she does it with comedy.