Arthur Wooten is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Dizzy, Leftovers, On Picking Fruit, Fruit Cocktail and Birthday Pie as well as the children's book Wise Bear William: A New Beginning illustrated by Bud Santora. He's also penned Arthur Wooten's Shorts: A Stroke Of Luck and The "Dear Henry" Letters.
Also a playwright, his works include the award winning Birthday Pie, which had its world premiere at the Waterfront Playhouse, Key West, FL. His one act plays, Lily and The Lunch, have been produced in New York City and most recently Te Anau, New Zealand.
For two years he was the humorist for the London based magazine, reFRESH.
Arthur grew up in Andover, MA, and now resides in New York City.
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Dizzy: A Fictional Memoir
Inspired by Arthur Wooten's life, Dizzy is a unique read in that it’s a fictional memoir that marries two genres: an exciting backstage show business tale coupled with a frightening
Angie Styles, a beloved Broadway star, is struck down at the height of her career by a mysterious disease and is forced to reexamine her life and the people in it as she fights to survive.
Arthur Wooten's Shorts
Arthur Wooten's Shorts includes the hot and heartwarming short story, A Stroke Of Luck. It also contains the wickedly wild, The "Dear Henry" Letters, which were written for the dating, sex and love oriented column while Arthur was the humorist for the London magazine, reFRESH.
Leftovers: A Novel
(3.00 from 1 review)
In 1954, a divorced and destitute suburban housewife hopes to find self-esteem, financial security and true love selling Tupperware.
Birthday Pie: A Novel
When a NYC writer travels home to celebrate his birthday and say goodbye to his dying father he struggles with whether or not to share with his eccentric Southern family news of his own life-threatening situation.
Fruit Cocktail: A Novel
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this freshly squeezed sequel to the critically acclaimed On Picking Fruit, Curtis Jenkins ironically pens the bestselling self-help book, 101 Ways to Collide into Your Gay Soul Mate, while still finding himself single and in the deep end of the dating pool.
On Picking Fruit: A Novel
"If Armistead Maupin and David Sedaris had a love child it would be Arthur Wooten." -Greg Archer, Huffington Post
- On Picking Fruit is a delicious tale about a gay man whose search for love runs up against bad luck, bad boys and bad advice from his irreverent mother, incorrigible best friend and unorthodox shrink.
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- The Green Storm
on Nov. 16, 2013
Fans of Margaret Atwood, Stephen King and Deen Koontz will scramble to read Bud Santora's debut novel, The Green Storm. A cautionary apocalyptic tale, Santora's sci-fi fantasy is simultaneously thrilling and heartbreaking with an ending that will leave readers craving more. It would also adapt brilliantly to film.