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.
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.