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Hedges’ Brooklyn Heights Novel Coming to Big Screen

Brooklyn Heights based author Peter Hedges will adapt, direct and produce the film version of his novel The Heights. Variety reports that  Focus Features acquired the film rights for the Brooklyn Heights based novel.  This project reunites the author with Focus head of production, John Lyons who produced Pieces of April which was written and […]

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Peter Hedges Talks (and Walks) The Heights with the NY Daily News

Boerum Hill resident/ Brooklyn Heights based author Peter Hedges is featured in today’s NY Daily News.  He gives a walking tour of Brooklyn Heights and talks about his nabe-based novel The Heights. Tickets for Homer Fink’s Hidden Brooklyn Heights Walking Tour on 3/27 are on sale now!

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Peter Hedges: More on The Heights

Russ Jolly shot this short promotional film for Peter Hedges’ upcoming novel The Heights.   Hedges spoke to BHB on Saturday and he’ll be reading from the book at Book Court in Cobble Hill on Thursday (3/4) its official release date.

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Peter Hedges Talks The Heights

On Saturday morning, BHB had the opportunity to chat with Boerum Hill resident/Brooklyn Heights based novelist, playwright and filmmaker Peter Hedges.   His credits include the novel and the screenplay What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, writer-director of Pieces of April and Dan in Real Life as well as an Academy Award nomination as co-writer of the screenplay […]

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Peter Hedges’ Novel, The Heights, Set For March Debut

Novelist, screenwriter, director and actor Peter Hedges, whose studio is on Montague Street, has completed a new novel, The Heights, set in–where else?–Brooklyn Heights. Publishers Weekly reviewer Sandrea Talarico calls it “spellbinding”:

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