Thursday
Oct012015

Story About Giant Trees

This is a non-fiction story about a battle in Portland, Oregon to save a stand of giant sequoia trees.  Read it here.

 

 

Saturday
Feb072015

"Turtleface and Beyond" is out

Go get it, please:

powells

amazon

And if you're in Portland, come say hello at 7:30pm on Sunday, Feb. 8th at Powell's downtown.  Info here.

Skylight books in LA on March 5th!

 

 

Thursday
Jan222015

New Story on Electric Lit

With and intro by John Hodgman.  "The Box" is a new story from the "Turtleface" collection.  Read it here.

 

 

 

Tuesday
Jan132015

"Turtleface and Beyond" comes out Feb. 3rd!

Saturday
Nov292014

Story on The Moth Radio Hour

You can hear it at this link.  It's a story about Ronnie Simonsen, one of the cast members of the How's Your News? films and his lifelong quest to meet the 70's TV star Chad Everett.  It will be on the Moth podcast later this week.

 

 

 

Wednesday
Sep242014

Event in San Francisco

 

I'l be doing an "unusual performance" at this event in S.F., which is part of Litquake.  Thao Nguyen is performing as well, which will be way better than whatever I do.  It's a McSweeney's event.  Come say "hi".

Oct. 17th, 8pm, Z Space, 450 Florida St. San Francisco

More info here.

 

 

 

 

Thursday
Aug282014

Tumblr

I just started using tumblr and don't fully understand it. I'm using it to post links to things I've enjoyed and will also post new work there.  Here's the link:

http://arthur-bradford.tumblr.com  

 

 

 

Sunday
Jun012014

New Book!

Very pleased to announce that Farrar, Straus, and Giroux will be publishing a new collection of stories, titled "Turtleface and Beyond" in Feb, 2015.  Watch for it!

amazon link here.

 

 

 

Friday
Jan172014

New Book Release - "43 Monsters"

 

 This book is a collaboration with the artist Chuck Webster, printed in limited edition by Planthouse Gallery in NYC.  It is based on a series of monster drawing which Webster did as a child.  Arthur Bradford wrote the text.  It comes out Jan. 29th.  Samples below (click to enlarge):

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday
Sep122013

New Short Story, "Turtleface", in Tin House Magazine

"We were paddling our canoes down a remote, slow-moving river, a full day’s travel in either direction from the nearest road, when Otto decided to do something spectacular and stupid. Around a bend we encountered a sandy cliff rising up out of the water. Otto announced he would climb the cliff and then run down its steep face. We could all take pictures as he descended in long Olympian strides. At the end of his run, as he neared the base, Otto explained, he would launch himself into the river, a downhill running dive. It was late in the afternoon and we had all been drinking beer and whiskey..."

Read the full story here.