Taddeo's work has appeared in The Best American Political Writing and The Best American Sports Writing anthologies. Taddeo was an associate Editor at Golf Magazine when David Granger assigned her first piece for Esquire, The Last Days of Heath Ledger, after reading her unpublished novel. In 2015 The Washington Post named her New York Magazine piece, Rachel Uchitel is Not A Madam, one of their top five long reads that stand the test of time. In 2013 she appeared in Esquire Network's 80th Anniversary special. She was awarded the william Holodnok Fiction Prize and the Florence Engel Randall Award in fiction.