Tara Clancy

Tara Clancy is a writer, comic and actor. She is a frequent host of The Moth Mainstage shows and has told stories on The Moth Radio Hour, NPR’s Snap Judgment and Risk! Her writing has been published in The New York Times, The Nation, The Paris Review Daily and The New York Times Magazine. She appeared on HBO’s Girls and High Maintenance, and has been a panelist on NPR’S Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me! 

Her memoir, The Clancys of Queens, was a 2016 Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers pick. More info at www.taraclancy.com


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Tara Clancy

03:24
Hello, Straight People!

by Tara Clancy

Tara Clancy is unprepared for a conversation around sexuality with her son.

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08:08
Lesbian Babymaking 101

by Tara Clancy

Tara Clancy runs into some complications when she and her wife decide to have a second baby.

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06:18
Nice Shot, Kid

by Tara Clancy

In Kindergarten, Tara Clancy gets made fun of for her mole until she just can't take it anymore.

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05:53
Boom-Boom Waits for Nobody

by Tara Clancy

A woman is reunited with a high school crush. 

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13:08
The Moon and Stars Talks

by Tara Clancy

A girl from Queens learns to think big

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05:28
Cops and Cuckoo Clocks

by Tara Clancy

After coming out to her ex-cop father, the two go to a faux German village to work stuff out. 

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