“One of those New York stories of privilege and downfall.”
--Sherryl Connelly, New York Daily News
September 30, 2014
The PEN Ten
THE PEN TEN WITH PETER VON ZIEGESAR
Author: PEN America
The PEN Ten is PEN America's weekly interview series curated by Lauren Cerand. This week Lauren talks with writer and filmmaker Peter von Ziegesar, who has written articles and essays for Art in America, The New York Times Magazine, Outside, Out, American Ceramics, ArtNet.com, The Kansas City Star, and Borderline, among others. His 013 memoir, The Looking Glass Brother (St. Martin's), chronicles the intersecting lives of himself, his homeless stepbrother, Little Peter, and their father, Franz.
September 8, 2014
Writer, with Kids
WRITER, WITH KIDS: PETER VON ZIEGESAR
Author: Cari Luna
Cari Luna, the author of The Revolution of Every Day, published by Tin House Books, is also author of an interesting blog called "Writer, with Kids." Here's my guest contribution to it.
JUNE 26, 2014
SCHIZOPHRENIA DOESN'T CARE IF YOU'RE LOADED
Author: Alexander Nazaryan
This insightful article by Alexander Nazaryan for Newsweek makes me out to be a Brooklyn-style George Plimpton, but I’ll take that. The central theme of the article is solid, I think, that, as Micheal Greenberg says, “Psychosis is a great leveler...”
JUNE 6, 2014
Three Guys One Book
FIRST 1000 WORDS - THE LOOKING GLASS BROTHER BY PETER VON ZIEGESAR
May 1, 2014
A CLIENT, HER DECORATOR, NINE HOMES (AND A FUNERAL): WHEN FRANCES CHENEY MET GEORGE STACEY, IT LAUNCHED A BEAUTIFUL LIFELONG RELATIONSHIP
Author: Maureen Footer
Check out the perceptive and funny article by Maureen Footer, appearing in the May issue of House Beautiful, about my grandmother Frances Cheney and George Stacey, her friend and collaborator on decor in nine different homes.
August 19, 2013
THE LEONARD LOPATE SHOW ON WNYC
Peter discusses The Looking Glass Brother with Leonard Lopate, on New York City'’s premier show about writers and books.
July 12, 2013
PRODIGAL PRODIGY: PW TALKS WITH PETER VON ZIEGESAR
Author: Liz Axelrod
PEN Short Fiction Award-winner von Ziegesar’s memoir, The Looking Glass Brother, considers the trials and tribulations he faced revisiting his turbulent childhood while starting his own family and caring for his homeless younger stepbrother—who also happens to be named Peter.
May 3, 2013
THE LOOKING GLASS BROTHER IN PAPERBACK
The Looking Glass Brother will be published as a Picador Press paperback in 2014.
April 3, 2013
WYNC PUBLIC RADIO ESSAY
WNYC Public Radio: Essay on the Newtown Shooting, Mental Illness and Gun Violence.CLICK TO LISTEN