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.



Durham, NC - February 2-3

"The Narrative Imagination: A Documentary Writing Boot Camp"
Duke University’s Center for Documentary Studies

Miami, FL - May 8-11

Memoir writing class at the Miami Writers Institute 


New York, NY - Tuesday, March 6, 7:00pm

FSG Russian Samovar Reading Series, with Davy Rothbart
256 West 52 St., New York City

Greeley, CO - March 21-22

Rosenberry Writers’ Conference at the University of Northern Colorado

Chapel Hill, NC - Tuesday, May 1, 7:00pm

Flyleaf Books, launch event for Paris, I Love You but You’re Bringing Me Down
752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd 

Brooklyn, NY - Monday, May 14, 7:30pm

Greenlight Bookstore, in conversation with Volume 1 Brooklyn
686 Fulton Street (at South Portland), Brooklyn, NY 

New York City, NY - Tuesday, May 15, 7:00pm

KGB Bar, with Paul Ford
85 East 4th Street, New York, NY 

New York City, NY - Wednesday, May 16, 7:00pm

McNally-Jackson, with Sloane Crosley
52 Prince Street, New York, NY

Boston, MA - Friday, May 18, 7:00pm

Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 

Darien, CT - Saturday, May 19, 5:30pm

Barrett Bookstore
314 Heights Road, Darien, CT 06820

Tulsa, OK - Tuesday, May 22, 7:00pm

Booksmart Tulsa
Circle Cinema - 10 South Lewis Ave, Tulsa, OK 

Oxford, MS - Wednesday, May 23, 5:00pm

Square Books
160 Courthouse Square, Oxford, MS

Jackson, MS - Thursday, May 24, 5:00pm

Lemuria Bookstore
202 Banner Hall, Jackson, MS

Miami, FL - Thursday, May 31, 8:00pm

Books & Books, with Choire Sicha
256 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables, FL

Portland, OR - Sunday, June 10, 7:30pm

Powell’s Books
1005 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 

Seattle, WA - Monday, June 11, 7:00pm

Alliance Française Seattle
4649 Sunnyside Avenue N., Seattle, WA

Corte Madera, CA - Tuesday, June 12, 7:00pm

Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera, CA

Palo Alto, CA - Wednesday, June 13, 7:00pm

Books Inc.
855 El Camino Real #74, Palo Alto, CA 

New York, NY - June 25

The Originals Series, presented by GQ
With Eleanor Friedberger and David Rees
Location TBA 

Pittsboro, NC - July 14, TBA

Bastille Day, McIntyre’s Books

Durahm, NC - July 30-August 4

Duke University’s Center for Documentary Studies
Nonfiction writing seminar, with Duncan Murrell 

Nashville, TN - October 13-14

Southern Festival of the Book

Austin, TX - October 26-27

Texas Book Festival, Lit Crawl Austin

Durham, NC - November 3-4

"Narrative Imagination" class at Duke’s Center for Documentary Studies

Miami, FL - November 16-18

Miami Book Fair