Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Interview: David Simon on Baltimore’s Anguish

David Simon is Baltimore’s best-known chronicler of life on the hard streets. He worked for The Baltimore Sun city desk for a dozen years, wrote “Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets” (1991) and with former homicide detective Ed Burns co-wrote The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood1 (1997), which Simon adapted into an HBO miniseries. He is the creator, executive producer and head writer of the HBO television series “The Wire” (2002–2008). Simon... spoke with Bill Keller on Tuesday.


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