Kenneth Rosen is a writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Mashable, Yahoo.com and CNN.com among other publications. He is currently a writer and freelance journalist living in Brooklyn, N.Y. and is a regular contributor to Narratively where he also manages its social media accounts.
He is also a Correspondant at USA Today College.
He got his start as a reporter at Savannah Morning News. Follow him on Twitter @kenosen2 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
I hated the cold walking west on 58th street, 1am on January 20th. The freezing currents had a way of trapezing down from steel cut condos, making the walls of my nostrils suddenly raw. My arms crossed themselves as I braced my way toward 10th Avenue. I had been in New York for several months, […]
My first encounter with the Pelham Parkway neighborhood took place in my mid-teens, around 1970, when my grandparents moved to a building at Lydig and Wallace. Most of the Jews in the Bronx were moving to Co-op City or the suburbs, but Pelham Parkway was very likely the last of the old-fashioned Jewish immigrant neighborhoods […]
When I think of my dad, I think of the stories he’s told me. What he knows and what he wants me to know. I think of the time at Friendly’s when he etched the web of our ancestors onto a napkin. Patrick to Matthew, Edward and Agnes and Teresa and Mary, and at the […]