“The George Washington Bridge: Poetry in Steel” by Michael A. Rockland – Virtual Author Talk

Thursday, October 29, 2020
7:00 pm


Join us to hear Morristown luminary Michael Aaron Rockland speak about the updated edition of his book The George Washington Bridge: Poetry in Steel, which has a new chapter focusing on the Chris Christie Bridgegate scandal. Also an accomplished fiction writer, he will speak about his new novel Married to Hitler and how as a writer he jumps back and forth between writing his fiction and nonfiction works. We will discuss how he is inspired by moving from one to the other as he works on both his fiction and nonfiction books at the same time. The George Washington Bridge & Married to Hitler are available to purchase in advance from the author. Email Michael Rockand at rockland@amerstudies.rutgers.edu to purchase copies of the book.

Free ZOOM program. Email marylynn.becza@mmt.mainlib.org for code to join event.

About our speaker: Michael Aaron Rockland is a professor of American Studies at Rutgers University. He is the author of 14 books, 5 of which have received special recognition and prizes. Looking for America on the New Jersey Turnpike was chosen by the NJ State Library as one of the “Ten Best Books Ever Written on New Jersey or by a New Jerseyan.” He is a regular contributor to NJ Monthly magazine, has worked in television production and frequently appears as a commentator on NPR. For more information about Rockland and his works, visit www.michaelrockland.com.