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    Michael Paterniti

    Author, "The Telling Room"

    Michael Paterniti is the New York Times bestselling author of "Driving Mr. Albert: A Trip Across America with Einstein’s Brain." His writing has appeared in "The New York Times Magazine", "National Geographic", "Harper’s, Outside", "Esquire", and "GQ", where he works as a correspondent. Paterniti has been nominated eight times for the National Magazine Award, and is the recipient of a NEA grant and two MacDowell Fellowships. He is the co-founder of a children’s storytelling center in Portland, Maine, where he lives with his wife and their three children.

    Past Events

    Tuesday, Oct 15 2013

    4 PM

    Behind every story that captures our hearts and minds, there’s another waiting to be told. CIW brings together a talented group of authors to share... read more
    2 hours | Talk | Cadillac Palace Theatre

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