The Last Picture Show

Occasional updates from writer Rosecrans Baldwin.

Rosecrans is the author of Paris, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down (GQ's Best Books of 2012) and You Lost Me There (New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice; NPR's Best Books of 2010). His next novel is forthcoming from Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Rosecrans's essays appear in a variety of magazines, including GQ, Men's Journal, and the Oxford American. He talks about books on the radio for "All Things Considered."

He and his wife Rachel Knowles live in Southern California.

Rosecrans Baldwin is the author of Paris, I Love You but You’re Bringing Me Down (GQ’s Best Books of 2012) and You Lost Me There (NPR’s Best Books of 2010, TIME and Entertainment Weekly’s Best Books of Summer 2010, New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice). His next novel is forthcoming from Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Rosecrans’s essays appear in a variety of magazines, including GQ, Men’s Journal, and the Oxford American. He wrote the “Digital Ramble” column for the New York Times T Magazine, and talks about books once a month for NPR’s “All Things Considered.” His e-book for Kindle, "Our French Connection," was selected as a notable essay for Best American Essays 2013. 

Rosecrans has taught creative writing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University’s Center for Documentary Studies, and Miami Dade College’s Miami Writers Institute, where he was an author-in-residence in 2013. He is a recipient of a MacDowell Fellowship and is a founding editor of the online magazine The Morning News. He and his wife Rachel Knowles live in Southern California.

The photograph is of his grandfather, Chicago poet Rosecrans Baldwin.

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