New Interview, July 2022
On The Edge with Andrew Gold
He asks the hard hitting questions, I answer the easy ones.

Personal Coaching, Ongoing
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 DuShane chats with a different author every Thursday at 6pm on 101.9FM, KPCR-LP, Santa Cruz.
Also available wherever you receive your podcasts.
Subscribe on iTunes.

Los Angeles Public Library Free Online Creative Writing Workshop:
6pm on Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Los Feliz Branch Library
1874 Hillhurst Ave, Los Angeles

Advanced Screenwriting Workshop
Feature Film Table Read and Workshop
NOTE: Screenplay sample required for approval.
Winter 2023

UCLA Extension
Feature Film IV, Fall 2022
Feature Film I, Winter 2023

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, directed by Eric Stoltz, available on Amazon Prime.

He hosts the author interview radio show and podcast Drinks with Tony since 2002.

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.


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