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Apr 15, 2012

Rosecrans Baldwin is a co-founder of The Morning News and the author of a memoir called Paris, I Love You But You're Bringing Me Down (FSG).

Baldwin is also the author of the novel The Last Kid Left. His next book, Everything Now, is forthcoming June 2021 from MCD x FSG (Farrar, Straus and Giroux).

As a magazine writer, Baldwin is a frequent contributor to GQ. Other titles include Esquire, Men’s Journal, Travel + Leisure, AFAR, Saveur, and Bon Appétit, with several features selected as notable essays in the Best American Essays and Best American Travel Writing collections (2013, 2015, 2019). Rosecrans has written opinion pieces for the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal and the Guardian, as well as Buzzfeed, Salon, and Slate. As a columnist, he created “The Digital Ramble” for The New York Times T Magazine and the “Confidential” page for Centurion, a magazine for American Express “Black Card” members. (Rosecrans is not a “Black Card” member.) In 1999, he co-founded the online zine TMN with publisher Andrew Womack, and continues to help oversee the Tournament of Books.

Rosecrans also works as half of a screenwriting team with his partner Rachel Knowles. Together, they’ve written scripts and treatments in collaboration with Groundswell Productions, A+E Studios, Patagonia Films, Atlas Entertainment, Film 44, Gran Via Productions, Avalon Television, Assembly Entertainment, and CBS Studios. Rosecrans has also written and produced podcasts with Luminary, Western Sound, Mirum, and m ss ng p eces. From 2012-2014, he was a regular on-air contributor to National Public Radio’s All Things Considered.

A MacDowell fellow, Rosecrans has taught fiction writing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, nonfiction writing at Duke University’s Center for Documentary Studies, and he was an author-in-residence at Miami Dade College’s Miami Writers Institute.  He lives in Los Angeles.


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