Lawrence Grobel is a novelist, journalist, biographer, poet & teacher. Many of his 20 books have made best-seller lists, and he's had 4 Publisher's Weekly "Best Books of the Year." He is the recipient of a NEA Fellowship for his fiction and a PEN Special Achievement Award. Writer's Digest called him "A legend among journalists." His The Art of the Interview is used as a text in journalism schools. His other books include The Hustons, Catch a Fallen Star, Begin Again Finnegan, You show Me Yours, Icons, Celebrity Salad, Climbing Higher, Endangered Species, Above the Line, “I Want You in my Movie!”, The Black Eyes of Akbah, and six Conversation books: with Truman Capote, Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James A. Michener, Robert Evans, and Ava Gardner. He served in the Peace Corps, directed a graduate writing program for Antioch, and taught writing seminars at UCLA. He has appeared on the Today Show, GMA, Charlie Rose and in two documentaries, one on J.D. Salinger, the other Al Pacino's Wilde Salome. His books are all available at Amazon.com.http://lawrencegrobel.com | twitter.com/LarryGrobel
Contributing journalists write for WIRED, Esquire, Rolling Stone, Fast Company, SPIN, the Boston Globe and more. Interview partners also include WNYC and the Library of Congress.