Peter von Ziegesar

Location: Brooklyn, New York
Expertise: Writing
  • Peter von Ziegesar published The Looking Glass Brother in 2014, a critically acclaimed memoir about himself and his schizophrenic, homeless stepbrother.
  • His essays have appeared in online and print publications, from Huffington Post and Aeon to the New York Times Magazine and Outside.
  • Von Ziegesar is a journalist who has interviewed many actors, directors, authors, and artists, including Robert Altman, Lou Reed, Annie Leibovitz, and Jennifer Jason Leigh.


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