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 email@example.com
It’s 1957, and the three of us, Jacky,Vinnie from 19th Street, and me, are doing this Brooklyn strut sort of a walk down Eastern Parkway. Vinnie is a thief. He will steal anything he can get his hands on, doesn’t matter who owns it. That’s just the way he is. But there’s something cool and […]
A group of Asian teenage boys with shaved heads slows down in front of me. It is around 7 pm, not yet dusk, not really day, and we’re passing by a series of low brick row houses with bar-covered windows on 73rd Street in Jackson Heights. The boys look kind of tough, but they are polite as […]
In a school full of hard cases, Theresa Fulife was the hardest. She looked like the oldest kid in the eighth grade because at 16 she was. Her scarred, nearly six-foot muscular frame looked like it had been tattooed by a drunken sailor. Her face resembled the pitted surface of some foreign planet. Her hair […]