In addition to his novels, Bruce Golden has published 15 short stories over the last few years, several of which have been chosen for anthologies. He was the winner of Speculative Fiction Reader's 2003 Firebrand Fiction Award, winner of the 2006 JJM fiction price, and co-winner of the 2003 Top International Horror stories contest.
Born in San Diego, Golden's professional writing career spans 3decades. He began as a freelance journalist, publishing more than 200 magazine and newspaper stories ranging from in-depth profiles to feature stories to satirical commentary. He worked for 14 years as an editor, and was the founding editor/art director responsible for the creation of five different publications. In 1986 he wrote a teleplay that was optioned for Steven Spielberg's "Amazing Stories." However, the program was cancelled before the script could be produced, so Golden rewrote it as a short story which was named as a finalist in Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future contest. The story was later published in Farthing. Golden turned to broadcasting in 1990. As a television news producer and radio reporter, he was awarded two Golden Mikes and a number of honors from the Society of Professional Journalists.He also created "Radio Free Comedy," a program lampooning political correctness.
Biography provided by the author, July 2007.