Kevin Roose is a writer for New York Magazine.
He is also the author of THE UNLIKELY DISCIPLE: A Sinner’s Semester at America’s Holiest University, which was published in March 2009 by Grand Central Publishing. The book, about his semester undercover at the Rev. Jerry Falwell's Liberty University, was chosen for Barnes & Noble’s prestigious “Discover Great New Writers” series, featured by Newsweek, Time, NPR’s “All Things Considered,” USA Today, Marie Claire, Psychology Today, and Details, and praised by the New York Times Book Review, Christianity Today, Publishers Weekly, and many other reviewers. In addition, an excerpt from the book won Brown University’s 2009 Casey Shearer Memorial award for best non-fiction writing by an undergraduate.
In addition to working on his second book (a nonfiction account of young Wall Street bankers), Kevin writes for publications like GQ, New York, Esquire, and SPIN.
He lives in Brooklyn, New York.