Skip Navigation

Announcement All Pratt buildings are currently closed because of COVID-19, however remote and contact-free services are available.

Writers LIVE! Alexis Coe, You Never Forget Your First

Alexis Coe is an historian. She is the author of the narrative history book, Alice+Freda Forever (and is a consultant on the movie adaptation) and her second book, a New York Times bestseller, You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington.


Alexis is a consulting producer on the Doris Kearns Goodwin's three part George Washington series on the History Channel. She is the host of No Man's Land from The Wing/Pineapple and co-hosted Presidents Are People Too! from Audible. Alexis curated the ACLU'S 100 exhibition and was the assistant curator of the NYPL's centennial exhibition in Bryant Park. 


She has appeared on CNN, the History Channel, C-SPAN, and CBS, and lectured at Columbia, West Point, Georgetown, Sarah Lawrence, NYU, the New School, the University of San Francisco, and many others. She has given talks sponsored by Hulu, Chanel, and Madewell. 


Order your copy of You Never Forget Your First from the Ivy Bookshop.


Writers LIVE programs are supported in part by a bequest from The Miss Howard Hubbard Adult Programming Fund.

Wednesday, January 13 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Writers LIVE!, Virtual Event

Age Group

Adults, Seniors

Compass Category

Writers LIVE at the Library

Event Publisher

Tracy Dimond - for Adults

Digital Signage


Google Calendar iCal Outlook

Recent Activity


Lana left a positive review 1/12/2021

Really enjoyed listening to this author. I was interested in reading the book before the session, but I'm even more intrigued now!