Bio: Alice Eve Cohen is a solo theatre artist, playwright, and memoirist. She has written for Nickelodeon, PBS, and CBS. Her plays have been presented at theaters throughout the country, and she has toured her solo theatre works internationally. Her writing about arts in education has been published in nine languages. The recipient of fellowships and grants from the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, she holds a BA from Princeton University and an MFA from The New School. She teaches at The New School in New York City.
Seán Hemingway never knew his grandfather Ernest, but has gotten to know him by spending time with his original manuscripts. He took on the project of restoring A Moveable Feast, the great writer's memoir of his life in Paris during the 1920s, and spoke to us about the experience.
Jill Ciment, author of Heroic Measures speaks with us about buying a new apartment, and how her experience with New York real estate, canine cohabitation, and one missing cat inspired a novel our reviewers praised for "its painterly depictions of a rattled city."
Colum McCann, author of Let the Great World Spin speaks with us about his reconnaissance walks on Park Avenue, attempts to track down '70s hookers (in a public library), and the reason he wants Bill Gates to read this book
Margaret Leroy, author of Yes, My Darling Daughter tells us how a British documentary, strangers nostalgic for the West Coast of Ireland, and Mr. Lord of the Rings himself influenced her eerily lovely novel.