George Hodgman


George performed on stage for Seriously Entertaining at Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater on March 7, 2016, speaking on the evening’s theme, “It’s Not You.” Watch it below.

We remember the late George Hodgman as a veteran magazine and book editor who worked at Simon & Schuster, Vanity Fair, and Talk magazine. His writing appeared in Entertainment Weekly, Interview, W, and Harper’s Bazaar, among other publications. His memoir Bettyville was published in 2015.

In his own words: “I love the process of creating a book, of finding out what is on your mind and what the book wants to be and say. It’s a magical process…”

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