Joseph Sutton

Fiction Writer

2349 Funston Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94116

Author's Bio

Joseph Sutton was born in Brooklyn and raised in Hollywood. He was educated at the University of Oregon and Cal State University Los Angeles. Sutton has written 14 books: three novels, four story collections, a memoir, three books on writing, a baseball book, a political book, and a quotation book. His essays and short stories have appeared in numerous national magazines and journals. Sutton lives in San Francisco with his wife Joan.

Publications & Prizes

This Writing Life: A Writer Writes On! (createspace (self-publisher), 2017)
The Bar of Soap: 31 City Stories (createspace (self-publisher), 2016)
San Francisco Giants: A Fan's Journal 2010, 2012, 2014 (createspace (self-publisher), 2015)
Father and Son: Thirty Years of Growing Up Together (createspace (self-publisher), 2014)
The Life and Death of Abraham Massry and Other Stories (createspace (self-publisher), 2014)
Highway Sailor: A Rollicking American Journey (createspace (self-publisher), 2012)
My Writing Year: Making Sense of Being a Writer (createspace (self-publisher), 2011)
A Class of Leaders (createspace (self-publisher), 2010)
Write Now! On the Road to Getting Published or How I Learned to Sell My Book (createspace (self-publisher), 2008)
The Immortal Mouth and Other Stories (Creative Arts Book Co., Inc., 2003)
Morning Pages: The Almost True Story of My Life (Creative Arts Book Co., Inc., 2000)
Words of Wellness: A Treasury of Quotations for Well-Being (createspace (self-publisher), 1991)

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
William Saroyan, Philip Roth, Joseph Heller, Clancy Sigal

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Brooklyn, NY
New York
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Hollywood, CA
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Last update: May 04, 2019