Erica Wagner, author of Chief Engineer, talks about Washington Roebling and the building of the Brooklyn Bridge.
Notice: This year’s Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks will be launched from barges located between 23rd and 37th Streets in Manhattan. The fireworks will not be visible from Brooklyn Bridge Park. Visit Macy's website for more info. See Details
Our annual literature series returns to the Granite Prospect steps featuring 6 evenings curated by local, independent bookstores. Each program will include a reading, Q&A, and book signing with the authors.
ERICA WAGNER is the author of Ariel’s Gift: Ted Hughes<i, Sylvia Plath, and the Story of Birthday Letters, the novel Seizure and the short story collection Gravity; she is the editor of First Light: A Celebration of Alan Garner. Literary editor of The Times for seventeen years and twice a judge of the Man Booker Prize, she is now a contributing writer for the New Statesman and consulting literary editor for Harper’s Bazaar. Her work has appeared in the Guardian, the Economist, the Financial Times, and the New York Times, among others. She was the recipient of the Eccles British Library Writer’s Award in 2014, and she is a Lecturer in Creative Writing at Goldsmiths, University of London. She was born in New York City and lives in London with her husband and son.
The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy reserves the right to cancel due to extreme weather conditions.