Tracy Beckerman

Tracy Beckerman writes the syndicated humor column, LOST IN SUBURBIA® which is carried by over 400 newspapers nationally. Combined with her blog by the same name, which is syndicated to over 250 websites, Lost in Suburbia reaches up to ten million readers weekly.

Tracy has made frequent TV and radio appearances speaking about motherhood and how to be a cool mom in the ‘burbs, including The Today Show on NBC, Good Day Dallas, Fox 5 Morning News DC, Good Day New York, WGN News Chicago, The CBS Early Show, LX New York, Better TV, The Balancing Act, and CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood, as well as many satellite radio and print interviews. She also has performed stand-up at The Comic Strip Live in NYC, and other venues, and has spoken about humor writing and syndication at numerous industry conferences, schools and women’s events. She was recently selected as America’s Top Blogger by The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television and appears on the show regularly.  She contributes to Huffington Post Parents, Aiming Low,, and The Balancing Act.

Tracy is the author of the recently released humor book, Lost in Suburbia: A Momoir. How I Got Pregnant, Lost Myself, and Got My Cool Back in the New Jersey Suburbs. (Perigee Books, 2013). She is also the author of the book, Rebel without a Minivan: Observations on Life in the ‘Burbs (Cold Tree Press, 2008), and is a contributor to the humor compilations, See Mom Run: Side-Splitting Essays from the World’s Most Harried Moms, and Fifty Shades of Funny.

She is on the Vice-President of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists Education Foundation, a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, and on the faculty of the Erma Bombeck Writers Workshop.

Prior to her life as a humor columnist, Tracy was a writer and producer in the television industry, creating award-winning TV and radio scripts for such clients as Lifetime Television, WCBS-TV, CBS and NBC. Her honors for writing include The Erma Bombeck Humor Writers Award, a Writer’s Guild of America award, a CLIO, International Film and Television awards, and a New York Emmy®.