Kenneth R. Rosen
Kenneth R. Rosen (2017) joined the staff of The New York Times in 2014.
His writing and reportage have appeared in The Times, The Atlantic, New York Magazine, Tin House, The Rumpus, Pacific Standard and Outside Magazine, among others. His Big Roundtable essay “Notes From My Suicide” was nominated for a National Magazine Award (2016) and a Pushcart Prize (2016). His essays have been nominated for inclusion in the Best American Essays, the Best American Travel Writing, and the Best American Science and Nature Writing anthologies. He was part of the Times team awarded a Silurians Medallion Award (2015) for its reporting on the shooting death of two NYPD officers. He’s received an SRPI award for feature writing (2013), an SCJ Mark of Excellence Award (2012), and three Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Circle Awards (2012, 2011). He graduated with a B.F.A. in writing from the Savannah College of Art and Design, and studied creative nonfiction in the M.F.A. program at Columbia University.
Rosen will come to Carey to complete a reported memoir (tentatively titled “As I Was”), a bildungsroman centered around his adolescence spent in at-risk youth treatment facilities and the macabre path into adulthood that followed. He is represented by Christy Fletcher of Fletcher & Company.