Alice McDermott and Roger Rosenblatt in Conversation: The Writing Life

Writing is hard. The isolation and loneliness that come with working as a writer can be harder still. Is it worth it? How do celebrated authors like Alice McDermott and Roger Rosenblatt keep going?

Join these two friends for an uplifting and inspiring conversation about the beauty and madness of writing life. They’ll share insights, wisdom, and humor—as well as stories from their ongoing “humiliations competition” in which they report their latest hilarious humbling experiences as writers. And they’ll discuss their faith in art as a light leading away from horror and cruelty and toward a nobler life.











When: Sun., Feb. 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Where: 92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Ave.
212-415-5500
Price: $40
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Writing is hard. The isolation and loneliness that come with working as a writer can be harder still. Is it worth it? How do celebrated authors like Alice McDermott and Roger Rosenblatt keep going?

Join these two friends for an uplifting and inspiring conversation about the beauty and madness of writing life. They’ll share insights, wisdom, and humor—as well as stories from their ongoing “humiliations competition” in which they report their latest hilarious humbling experiences as writers. And they’ll discuss their faith in art as a light leading away from horror and cruelty and toward a nobler life.

Buy tickets/get more info now