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 was a drunk. A 29 year-old out degenerate by night, a hung over school teacher by day, at a prestigious upper west side school, no less. I’d had another all-nighter and wound up on my friend Doug’s veranda in the East Village at six o’clock in the morning with derelicts like myself. Sunk into […]
-1- Once upon a time, there existed a New York City economy where a young person fresh out of college could, with a straight face, think in terms of “building a career.” Imagine such optimism. The notion of “career” seems so trite now, forty-plus years on, so immaterial, in this age of downsizing, outsourcing, off-shoring. […]
Stepping outside the slightly threadbare art deco hotel lobby—which I refused to perceive as anything but Busby Berkeley glamorous—I melded into the midtown throng. While no one looked like Holly Golightly, I was not going to be disappointed on my first day in New York City. Not if I had any say in the matter. […]