Tara Clancy is a fifth-generation native New Yorker, third-generation bartender and first-generation author. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, The Nation and The Paris Review Daily. She is a frequent host of The Moth live shows, a GrandSLAM champ, and has told stories on The Moth Radio Hour, NPR's Snap Judgment, and Risk. She played herself on HBO’s Girls and is a recurring panelist on NPR’S Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me! Her memoir, The Clancys of Queens, was published by Crown in 2016 and is a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers Pick.