“A former biker-bar employee…” The New York Times, 2013
“Wanders aimlessly…” The New York Times, 2021
“Nestles comfortably on a bar stool beside writers like Kerouac, Bukowski, Richard Price and Pete Hamill.” The New York Times, 2022


Photo credit: Remi Morawski

Isaac Fitzgerald is the New York Times bestselling author of Dirtbag, Massachusetts (winner of a New England Book Award). He appears frequently on The Today Show and is also the author of the bestselling children’s book How to Be a Pirate as well as the co-author of Pen & Ink: Tattoos and the Stories Behind Them and Knives & Ink: Chefs and the Stories Behind Their Tattoos (winner of an IACP Award). His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Esquire, The Guardian, The Best American Nonrequired Reading, and numerous other publications. He lives in Brooklyn and is currently working on his next book, American Dionysus, forthcoming from Knopf.

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Follow his adventures on foot at Walk It Off.



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