Advanced Screenwriting Workshop
Jan 3, 2022 – Feb 21, 2022
Online via Zoom for table reads and coverage.
Limited to 8 students with a completed draft of a full feature film.

Los Angeles Public Library Free Online Creative Writing Workshop:
November 15, 2021
This is the workshop is available through Zoom at Los Angeles Public Library in Los Feliz,

UCLA Extension
Feature Film I, Winter 2022
Introduction to Screenwriting, Winter 2022

For book coaching and development editing for manuscripts and screenplays contact

Drinks with Tony:
Tony’s radio show with authors every Wednesday, started in 2002. Subscribe on iTunes.

Confessions of a Teenage Jesus Jerk is now streaming on Amazon Prime.
Here’s the trailer….

Confessions of a Teenage Jesus Jerk (Soft Skull Press)
“A surprisingly sweet coming-of-age story told through the eyes of a horny, Jehovah-battered, Watchtower-wielding, door-to-door proselytizer.” – Mark Haskell Smith (Blown, Naked At Lunch)
“Addictive, informative, heartbreaking, and utterly satisfying.” – Janet Fitch (White Oleandar, The Revolution of Marina M.)


Tony DuShane is the author and award-winning screenwriter of Confessions of a Teenage Jesus Jerk. The book was published by Soft Skull Press and the feature film, directed by Eric Stoltz, was released in 2018 and is currently streaming on Amazon Prime. His journalism and essays has appeared in The Los Angeles TimesMother JonesPenthouseThe RumpusThe Believer, and other media outlets. He teaches writing at UCLA Extension and he was a literary and music columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle until 2015. He hosts the literary podcast Drinks with Tony every Wednesday.


Publicity photo by Buck Lewis. Click for hi-res version.