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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 AmericaThe New York Times MagazineOutsideOutAmerican CeramicsArtNet.comThe 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. 

http://www.pen.org/interview/pen-ten-peter-von-ziegesar


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. 

http://cariluna.com/writer-with-kids-peter-von-ziegesar/


JUNE 26, 2014

Newsweek

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

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May 1, 2014

House Beautiful

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.

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July 12, 2013

Publisher's Weekly

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.

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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. 

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