Good Grief, Charlie Brown
The New Yorker Festival
About Good Grief, Charlie Brown
Jennifer Finney Boylan is the inaugural Anna Quindlen Writer-in-Residence at Barnard College. She is also a contributing opinion writer for the Times, where her column appears on alternate Wednesdays. She is the author of fifteen books, most recently the novel “Long Black Veil.”
Bruce Handy is the author of “Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children’s Literature as an Adult.” A journalist, essayist, critic, and cartoonist manqué, he has spent most of his career writing and editing for magazines, including Spy, Time, Vanity Fair, and Esquire, where he is currently the features director.
Chuck Klosterman is a writer and journalist who has written for Spin, the Times Magazine, GQ, Esquire, the Guardian, Billboard, and the Washington Post. He is the author of eleven books, including “But What If We’re Wrong?” and “Killing Yourself to Live.”
Elissa Schappell is the author of two books of fiction, “Use Me,” which was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award, and “Blueprints for Building Better Girls.” With Jenny Offill, she co-edited the anthologies “The Friend Who Got Away” and “Money Changes Everything.”
Chris Ware, a writer and artist, is a frequent contributor of graphic fiction and cover art to The New Yorker. Ware is the author of “Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth,” which won the Guardian’s First Book Award in 2001, and “Building Stories,” which appeared on several lists of the best fiction of 2012. His newest graphic novel, “Rusty Brown,” was just published.