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Nancy Rommelmann at the Hoffman Center

‘To the Bridge: A True Story of Motherhood and Murde’

Cannon Beach Gazette

Published on September 7, 2018 1:51AM

Author Nancy Rommelmann.

Hoffman Center

Author Nancy Rommelmann.

“To the Bridge,” by Nancy Rommelmann.

Hoffman Center

“To the Bridge,” by Nancy Rommelmann.

Nancy Rommelmann will read from “To the Bridge: A True Story of Motherhood and Murder” on Saturday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. at the Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita.

Rommelmann is also the author of the novel “The Bad Mother,” and the story collection “Transportation and Destination Gacy,” about a cross-country journey to interview serial killer John Wayne Gacy shortly before his execution. “The Queens of Montague Street,” a memoir of growing up in 1970s Brooklyn Heights, was excerpted as a New York Times Magazine Lives column.

She has written articles for the LA Weekly, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and other publications.

Following Rommelmann’s reading and Q&A, visiting writers will have the opportunity to read their work during an open mic session. The suggested theme for the evening is “I Don’t Understand You.“

Admission for the evening reading is $7. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

The Manzanita Writers’ Series is a program of the Hoffman Center for the Arts and will be held at the Hoffman Center (across from Manzanita Library at 594 Laneda Ave. Further information is available at or contact Vera Wildauer,


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