J.C. Hallman was a 2019 Writer in Residence and gave a FREE public talk + reading at Hooch in Aspen on Tuesday, September 17.

Hallman grew up in Southern California. He studied creative writing at the University of Pittsburgh, the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Hallman’s nonfiction combines memoir, history, journalism and travelogue. His books include “The Chess Artist,” “The Devil is a Gentleman,” “In Utopia,” “Wm & H’ry” and “B & Me.” Hallman was a recipient of a 2010 McKnight Artist Fellowship in fiction and a 2013 Fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation in the general nonfiction category.