Articles by Eleanor Foa Dienstag

About Eleanor Foa Dienstag (25 Articles)
Eleanor Foa Dienstag is a veteran author, journalist, photo-journalist and award-winning corporate writer. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Harper's, the New Republic, the New York Observer, Ms., Travel & Leisure, and many other websites and publications. Eleanor is the author of three books. Her most recent, available on Amazon and Centro Primo Levi is MIXED MESSAGES: Reflections on an Italian Jewish Family and Exile. It is a multi-layered memoir about Eleanor’s personal journey, her father’s exile from Fascist Italy and the Foa Family journey, whose Italian-Jewish roots go back to the 1500s in northern Italy where her ancestors were famous printers. WHITHER THOU GOEST: The Story of an Uprooted Wife, also a memoir, was acclaimed by Business Week for its insights into corporate life. Her third book, In Good Company: 125 Years At The Heinz Table, offered a unique view of a quintessential American company. Eleanor served as staff speechwriter to the Chairman and CEO of American Express. In 1983, she founded Eleanor Foa Associates (www.eleanorfoa.com). It provides a wide variety of corporate writing and marketing services. Eleanor is past president of the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA), received speechwriting awards from IABC, and was awarded literary residencies at Yaddo, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA). She resides in Manhattan.  

Spring 2020 in New York

Oddly enough, Spring is more beautiful than ever. The magnolias more magnificent than I remember. It’s a 9/11 kind of afternoon. [...]

April 1, 2020

Fotografiska

What is one to make of Fotografiska New York, billed as a museum of photography as well as a gourmet dining and event space housed in a [...]

January 22, 2020

Paname French Restaurant 

Paname (slang for Paris), owned and operated by Restaurateur/Chef Bernard Ros, occupies a modest space between 56 and 57 Street on [...]

January 26, 2018

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