Rosecrans Baldwin is the author of Paris, I Love You But You’re Bringing Me Down (GQ’s Best Books of of the Year) and You Lost Me There (New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, NPR’s Best Books of of the Year, TIME and Entertainment Weekly’s Best Books of Summer). His latest novel, The Last Kid Left, is forthcoming from MCD x Farrar, Straus and Giroux in June 2017.
Rosecrans’s nonfiction appears in a variety of magazines, most frequently in GQ. Other titles include The Oxford American, The Paris Review, and Saveur. Several articles have been selected as notable essays in the Best American Essays collections. He's written opinion pieces for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal and the Guardian, as well as Salon, Slate, and Buzzfeed. Previously he reviewed books on-air for NPR’s All Things Considered and created the “Digital Ramble” column for the New York Times T Magazine. In 1999 he co-founded the online 'zine The Morning News with publisher Andrew Womack.
A MacDowell fellow, Rosecrans has taught creative writing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University’s Center for Documentary Studies. He was an author-in-residence at Miami Dade College’s Miami Writers Institute in 2013. He and his wife Rachel Knowles live in Los Angeles, California. He over-identifies with the Inspector Lestrade.