About Michael Rosen

Write. Re-write. Re-type. Re-write. Re-type. Re-write. Re-type. Fill the innertubes because a new day has come. Write some more. Talk with the kids. Start over.

When a Jewish Author Reaches Out to the Christians

By October 14, 2009

When I was finishing my book What Else But Home: Seven Boys and an American Journey Between the Projects and the Penthouse and beginning to consider market segments that would be interested in the story I’ve told of race, class … Read More

Why Are You And I Afraid Of My Sons?

By October 9, 2009

I was once an anthropologist. Or trained that way.  Since, I’ve raised a family first through adoption and then fostering (for lack of a simpler term), spending the time to care and being cared about in return. An article in … Read More

Are You Willing to Send Your Children to Die?

By October 7, 2009

Two of my sons ran off and joined the Navy.  They exhibited this acute rationality near the end of one of their college semesters a couple years ago.   They had survived past midterms, each done sufficiently well and were a … Read More

Love Is Free: Thoughts on Raising Seven Adopted Sons

By October 6, 2009

I’m an accountant’s son.  For supper on Wednesday nights, in Gloversville, New York (I say I was born in Vermont, where we moved when I was seven, the year Kennedy was assassinated) my parents fed us instant rice stirred with … Read More

My Day as a White Guy in Prison

By October 5, 2009

Michael Rosen is the author of What Else But Home: Seven Boys and an American Journey Between the Projects and the Penthouse. He is guest-blogging this week on Jewcy, and this is his first post.   I was in prison. … Read More