hodgman square George Hodgman

George Hodgman is a veteran magazine and book editor who has worked at Simon & Schuster, Holt, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Vanity Fair and Talk magazine. His writing has appeared in Entertainment Weekly, Interview, W and Harper’s Bazaar, among other publications. He lives in New York City and Paris, Missouri. “Bettyville,” his tender memoir of a son’s journey from New York City to care for his irascible mother in his Missouri hometown, was an instant New York Times best-seller.

News and Reviews:

After exploring the past in his best-selling memoir, “Bettyville,” writer George Hodgman looks toward the future (St. Louis Magazine)
Maureen Corrigan’s best books of 2015: short(ish) books that pack a punch (St. Louis Public Radio)
A writer moves to “Bettyville” to care for his elderly mom (NPR)
Staff Reviews: “Bettyville” (Left Bank Books)
After a homecoming, a son finds his muse (The New York Times)

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