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 and his wife Rachel Knowles live in Los Angeles.



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