Media Appearances

Media Appearances

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Ms. guest blog debuts

Posted by: paulakamen on 03/11/2010 09:29 PM
This one, “My Headache and I on the Hill,” is the first in a series about the paltry state of federal migraine funding, along with my new BFF, Cindy McCain

To sign up for email alerts on this very important issue, while momentum in D.C. is finally building, sign up on the site of
the Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy

Book Review published in Ms. Magazine

Posted by: paulakamen on 12/06/2011 06:45 PM
Review of Ha Jin’s “Nanjing Requiem” in fall 2011 print issue.

Talking headaches and stigmas — on NPR

Posted by: paulakamen on 07/28/2011 04:31 PM
Both on July 27, 2011:
Minnesota Public Radio
With Dr. Elizabeth Loder, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston

Connecticut Public Radio
with Dr. Alan Rapoport, of UCLA Medical School

Jane play included in new book studying reproductive rights and theater

Posted by: paulakamen on 05/25/2011 09:53 PM
It’s a long academic title:

Examining the Use of Safety, Confrontation, and Ambivalence in Six Depictions of Reproductive Women on the American Stage, 1997-2007: Staging ‘The Place’ of Abortion, by Lisa Hall Hagen.

Includes an appendix with a full interview with me, and a chapter on the play.

Radio interview on migraine funding

Posted by: paulakamen on 03/22/2010 04:17 PM
On Barbara Glickstein’s show “Healthstyles” on NYC’s WBAI 99.5 community radio 3/19/10.

Interview about Iris Chang book on CSPAN “BOOK TV”

Posted by: paulakamen on 04/27/2009 09:49 PM
Discussion biography of Iris Chang. First original airing: April 27, 2008. Interviewed March 28, 2009, at Organization of American Historians conference in Seattle. Also available on

Featured in new anthology

Posted by: paulakamen on 02/05/2009 02:13 AM
Excerpt from All in My Head published in Are We Feeling Better Yet? Women Speak about Health Care in America, edited by Colleen McKee and Amanda Stiebel.

Paperback of “Finding Iris Chang” released in December 2008

Posted by: paulakamen on 12/03/2008 03:33 AM
A Booksense Pick, Harvard Bookstore Bestseller, “favorite book of 2007″ from the Chicago Tribune. Called “a moving bio” by Entertainment Weekly (12/19/08)

“Paula Kamen digs deep into the ambitious life and tragic death of her most successful friend…[and] offers the same meticulous attention to detail and thorough immersion in primary sources that distinguishes Chang’s exhaustively researched books.”—Chicago Reader

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Paula quoted in AARP magazine article on alternative medicine

Posted by: paulakamen on 12/03/2008 03:49 AM
January/February 2009 article on chronic-pain care
by Loolwa Khazzoom.

Interviews about chronic pain and writing

Posted by: paulakamen on 05/15/2008 04:58 PM

On All in My Head book:
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On survival as a freelance writer:
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