Blogger Profile: Thomas Steinbeck
Thomas Steinbeck began his career in the 1960's as a combat
photographer in Vietnam. Along with his writing and producing obligations, Mr.
Steinbeck is in demand as a public speaker where he lectures on numerous
subjects, particularly history and literature as they relate to current events.
Thomas Steinbeck's first novel, In the Shadow of the
Cypress, published by Simon & Schuster, is now available at your favorite
bookstore. Thomas was one of the generous contributors to the My California
Project, a collaboration of short stories written by twenty-seven of
California's most important authors, in an attempt to save the floundering
California Arts Council. My California is in its third print run. He has
written and sold numerous original screenplays and documentaries, as well as
adaptations of his father's work.
Thomas Steinbeck has been an active and verbal proponent of
author's rights. In 2009, he worked closely with his friend Arlo Guthrie, in a
successful initiative to implement an extension to the settlement negotiations
between the Author's Guild and Google.
Mr. Steinbeck serves as an honorary board member at the
Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood. He is active on the boards at the National
Steinbeck Center in Salinas, California and the Center for Steinbeck Studies in
Thomas Steinbeck lives in California with his wife. He has
completed 5 books. The fourth will be available later this year.
Thomas Steinbeck is a photographer and an author. He is the son of John Steinbeck.
September 27th, 2010
John Steinbeck, Michael Moore, and the Burgeoning Role of Planetary Patriotism
My father, John Steinbeck, was a man who held human history in great reverence, and in particular the biographies of those people who had risked their lives, their fortunes, and their worldly honor to defend the rights and prerogatives of those who were powerless to defend themselves. Under his guidance ...