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

Four weekly one-on-one sessions are available for $600 for novel or screenwriting.

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.

Los Angeles Public Library Free Online Creative Writing Workshop:
May 11, 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.
Winter 2023

UCLA Extension
Feature Film III, Summer 2022

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.