BRUCE EDWARD HALL
(Representation for books only: Neeti Madan at Sterling Lord Literistic.)
TEA THAT BURNS; A Family Memoir of Chinatown, Free Press, 1998. 310pp. "A fine read" (Wall St. Journal); "A remarkable book" (Smithsonion); "Hall creates a seductive, dream-world Chinatown -- but grounded in history" (N.Y. Observer); "Reads like Maxine Hong Kingston with footnotes" (Library Journal). BOOK LIST "EDITORS' CHOICE" for 1998.
DIAMOND STREET; The Story of the Little Town with the Big Red Light District, Black Dome Press, 1994. 232 pp. "Lively and engaging... essential for regional collections" (Library Journal)
HENRY AND THE KITE DRAGON, (Children's Book) Philomel, 2001
THE NATIONAL STORY PROJECT ANTHOLOGY, (contributing author) ed. Paul Auster. Holt, 2001
ASIA IN NEW YORK, (contributing author) Balliet & Fitzgerald, 2001
A READER'S REPERTOIRE, (contributing author) HarperCollins, 1996
SELECTED MAGAZINE/NEWSPAPER FEATURES
AMERICAN HERITAGE MAGAZINE, "A Walk Through Chinatown With My Great-Grandfather," 4/99 pp.54-72. LOWELL THOMAS TRAVEL JOURNALISM GOLD MEDAL-WINNER, Best Magazine Article on U.S. Travel, 1999.
TIMEOUT NEW YORK, "The Forbidden City," 3/8/01 pp.15-19.
AMERICAN HERITAGE MAGAZINE, "Readers' Album" 5/00 p.112.
AMERICAN HERITAGE MAGAZINE, "Pulling Strings," 2/94. pp.30-34.
THE SUNDAY NEW YORK TIMES, Travel Section, "Outposts of Old China." 11/27/94 p.19.
THE SUNDAY NEW YORK TIMES, Arts & Leisure Section, "Romper Room Signs Off for Good." 7/31/94.
NEW YORK MAGAZINE, "Ghosts -- Bound Feet, Tea that Burns, and a Patriarch who Built Railroads and Carved Dragons," 10/4/93. pp.86-92.
NEW YORK MAGAZINE, "Buy the Beloved Country," 5/31/93.. pp.42-47.
NEW YORK MAGAZINE, "Cool Places," 6/26/93. pp.110-118.
NEW YORK MAGAZINE, "Summer Places; Insiders' Guides," 6/27/94. pp.69-70.
POZ MAGAZINE, "The ABCs of HIV." 2/95. p.78.
POZ MAGAZINE, "Who Says There's No Glamour?" 4/95. p.72.
CHRISTOPHER STREET, "True Story, Unfortunately," 5/93. pp.29-31.
OLD HOUSE JOURNAL, "The House at 289 Warren Street," 9/91. pp.55-58.
HUDSON VALLEY, "Hussies on the Hudson." 10/94. pp.34-37
HEMISPHERES, "Tour de Force." 7/95. pp.39-41.
GAY KINGS (and a QUEEN), lives of the gay monarchs of England.
STAFF HISTORY WRITER, Phoenix Marketing, Wilton, Conn., for their Civil War educational series 1994-95
WRITING ASSISTANT to Mr. Kermit Love, Creative Consultant for "Sesame Street" & the Children's Television Workshop. 1992-93.
WRITER/EDITOR, N.Y. Arts Group "Members' Quarterly," 1982-91.
WRITING/DEVELOPING TEAM for nationwide children's anti-drug program, sponsored by the Edward J. DeBartolo Corp., 1988-90.
SCRIPT WRITER/REVISOR for "ROMPER ROOM & FRIENDS," children's TV series. 1981-85.
SPEAKER AND LECTURER on various aspects of Chinatown, also rural prostitution and vice: New York Public Library, Queens Bourough Public Libraries, Cooper Union, New York University, The Tenement Museum, Museum of Chinese in the Americas, The Asia Society, The China Institute, the League of Women Voters, WNYC Radio, WFUV Radio, WOR Radio, WBAI Radio, all major TV and Radio outlets in. Albany NY.
OTHER WORK HISTORY
ACTOR AND PUPPETEER ON FILM AND TELEVISION: "Whirligig!" (kids' TV series) HSH Productions for PBS, 1992-93; "Let Me Hear Your Whisper," A&E Network, 1990, starring Jean Stapleton and Rue McClanahan; various projects for HENSON ASSOCIATES (The Muppets) 1983-90; "The Equalizer," NBC, 1987; "The Muppets Take Manhattan," Tri-Star, 1984; "Poor Little Lambs" starring Bronson Pinchot and Kevin Bacon, 1982; "Romper Room & Friends," Claster TV, 1981-94; "L'Enfant et les Sortileges," Dance in America, PBS, 1981, directed by George Balanchine; "World on a String," HBO, 1980, starring Ben Vereen and Rita Moreno; plus various pilots, commercials, industrials, videos.
I Thought My Father Was God; and Other True Tales from NPR's National Story Project, $1,380 Per Night, Double Occupancy
American Heritage A Walk Through Chinatown with My Great Grandfather
TimeOut The Forbidden CityAlso by Bruce Edward Hall