Discipline: Literature – nonfiction

Joshuah Bearman

Discipline: Literature – nonfiction
Region: Los Angeles, CA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2007, 2011, 2018

Joshuah Bearman is a writer in Los Angeles. He has written for Rolling Stone, Wired, GQ, Playboy, Harpers, McSweeneys, and is a contributor to "This American Life." Josh specializes in narrative nonfiction, writing stories about international cat burglars, real-life superheroes, CIA missions, warring professional Santa Clauses, political capers, surfing drug smugglers, deranged private detectives, and the world's greatest Pac Man player. Many of his stories have been optioned for film and television. He is currently working on a memoir, for Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, called St. Croix.


New Jersey

Joshuah Bearman worked in the New Jersey studio.

The yellow clapboard New Jersey Studio, located on a grassy, sloping site, was funded by the New Jersey Federation of Women’s Clubs and built as an exact replica of Monday Music Studio (1913). The studio’s porch rests on fieldstone piers that increase in height as the ground slopes to the west. Like Monday Music Studio, New Jersey…

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