The Frequency North reading series continues with two big events coming up this Thursday and next Wednesday with writers Meghan Daum and Scott Rosenberg.
October 14th 7:30-8:30pm located on St. Rose Campus at the Events and Activities Center, 2nd floor, 420 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203.
Meghan Daum is the author, most recently, of Life Would Be Perfect If I Lived In That House, a memoir about real estate addiction, published in May 2010 by Knopf. Since 2005, she has been a weekly opinion columnist at the Los Angeles Times. That column is distributed widely to numerous newspapers across the country and in 2006 was a finalist for a National Journalism Award and the winner of the Southern California Journalism Award in column writing. Meghan is also the author of the essay collection My Misspent Youth and the novel The Quality of Life Report. She has contributed to public radio programs such as This American Life and Marketplace and her articles and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, GQ, Vogue, and The New York Times, among other publications. She lives in Los Angeles.
October 20th 7:30-8:30pm located on St. Rose Campus at the Events and Activities Center, 2nd floor, 420 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203.
Scott Rosenberg is a writer, editor and website builder. He is a cofounder of Salon.com and author of Say Everything: How Blogging Began, What It’s Becoming, and Why It Matters, (Crown). “Say Everything is where I’d tell you to start if you want to understand where blogging came from, and why it’s important,” writes Jay Rosen, creator of PressThink.org and professor of journalism at New York University. He is also author of the book Dreaming in Code: Two Dozen Programmers, Three Years, 4,732 Bugs, and One Quest For Transcendent Software. Co-founder of Salon.com, where he served as technology editor and later managing editor and VP/editorial operations for many years, he also started the Salon Blogs program in 2002 and began his own blog as part of it.
Before Salon he wrote on theater, movies, and technology for the San Francisco Examiner for a decade and was honored with the George Jean Nathan Award for his reviews. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Wired, and many other publications. He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife and two sons.