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Christopher Bram

Christopher Bram

Part-time Faculty
B.A. English, The College of William and Mary, 1974

A novelist and critic, Christopher Bram is the author of nine novels, including Gods and Monsters , which was made into the movie starring Ian McKellen and Lynn Redgrave. He has written nonfiction for a broad range of publications, including Out , the Huffington Post , and Architectural Digest . A collection of his essays, Mapping the Territory , is also available. His areas of expertise include fiction, movies, biography, and literary history. He was a 2001 Guggenheim fellow and winner of the Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement. His most recent book is Eminent Outlaws: The Gay Writers Who Changed America. 


Christopher Bram’s book of essays, Mapping the Territory, and his books Surprisingly Myself, Hold Tight, In Memory of Angel Clare, and Gossip were reissued by Open Road Books in 2013. He wrote an article for the May 23, 2013 issue of The Advocate, “My Life as a Gay Boy Scout.” In November 2013, his essay “Pauline at the Buggy Whip Factory: Our Day with Pauline Kael,” was published in FourTwoNine. His introductory essay, “The Company of Poets,” was included in a book of interviews by Christopher Hennessy, Our Deep Gossip: Conversations with Gay Writers on Poetry and Desire (University of Wisconsin Press, 2013). Bram contributed a spot to the anti-bullying “It Gets Better” campaign in 2013.  


Contact Information

Christopher Bram

Part-time Faculty
1 Wash Pl, Room 431
(212) 992-7772
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Office Hours
Thursday 5-6
Friday 10-12


2014 Spring

Lives in Brief
Thu 6:20 PM - 9:00 PM

2014 Fall

Writing About Film
Fri 12:30 PM - 3:15 PM

2013 Spring

Storytelling: Writing Techniques for Fiction and Nonfiction
Thu 6:20 PM - 9:00 PM

2013 Fall

Writing About Film
Fri 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM

2012 Fall

Writing About Film
Fri 12:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Research and Teaching Interests

fiction; nonfiction; writing about movies

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