Rosecrans Baldwin is the author of three books, including You Lost Me There (New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice) and Paris, I Love You But You’re Bringing Me Down (GQ’s Best Books of of the Year). His latest novel, The Last Kid Left (NPR's Best Books of the Year) was published June 2017 by MCD x Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
For his nonfiction, Rosecrans is a frequent contributor to GQ. Other titles include Travel + Leisure, Saveur, and The Paris Review. Several articles have been selected as notable essays in the Best American Essays collections, and he was a finalist for a James Beard Award in Journalism. Rosecrans has written opinion pieces for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal and the Guardian, as well as Buzzfeed, Salon, and Slate. He created and wrote the "Digital Ramble" column for The New York Times T Magazine and the "Confidential" column 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 oversee the Rooster, aka the Tournament of Books.
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 has nothing to do with his Wikipedia entry.