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Colin McEnroe

Radio host, columnist, playwright and blogger - Panelist Blurb

Colin McEnroe is a weekly columnist and blogger for The Hartford Courant and host of the daily WNPR show, The Colin McEnroe Show.

He has been a contributing editor at many national publications including Mirabella, Men’s Health, Mademoiselle and Best Life. He recently concluded a series of columns for Bicycling magazine and contributes to Salon. His humor writing is included in several anthologies including The McSweeney’s Joke Book of Jokes, The Big Book of New American Humor and Flash Fiction Funny.

He is the author of three books – a memoir and two collections of his humor published by Doubleday -- and one play produced at Ivoryton. His work has appeared on the New York Times Op-Ed Page and in Cosmopolitan and Forbes FYI.

McEnroe has worked extensively with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, writing and narrating spoken word elements for concerts, most recently writing a 2017  adaptation of Liszt’s Faust.

He teaches media studies at Trinity College and will be a lecturer at Yale in Spring 2018.

As moderator, McEnroe has contributed to the success of many Connecticut Forums, including 90 Minutes with 60 Minutes (1995), A Conversation with P.J. O'Rourke, Mort Sahl and Joe Queenan (2002), Behind the Scenes with The Simpsons (2004), An Evening with Our Favorite Writers (2006), Talking Authors (2008), Food for Thought (2009), Forum Book Club (2011), Funny Smart People (2013), and Today's Great TV (2014). This will be his milestone tenth Forum.