Personal Coaching
For coaching in novel, screenwriting, and story development contact
The first session is $150 via Zoom for 45 minutes.

Los Angeles Public Library Free Online Creative Writing Workshop:
January 12, 2022
This is the workshop is available through Zoom at Los Angeles Public Library in Los Feliz,

Advanced Screenwriting Workshop
Feature Film Table Read and Workshop
NOTE: Screenplay sample required for approval.
Spring 2022

UCLA Extension
Feature Film I, January 12 – March 22, 2022
Introduction to Screenwriting, January 27 – March 3, 2022

Feature Film II, Spring 2022

Drinks with Tony:
Tony’s author interview radio show airs every Thursday at 6pm on 101.9FM, KPCR, Santa Cruz.
Also available wherever you receive your podcasts.
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.