UPCOMING NEWS & EVENTS
Cullen is currently teaching classes at Gotham Writer's Workshop in:
- Creative Nonfiction 101
- Personal Essay Writing
- Travel Writing
- True Story: Creative Nonfiction
- Unbound: Creative Writing
PAST NEWS & EVENTS
Brother One Cell was
named a 2008
Kiriyama Prize Notable Book. This is a prestigious and fairly well known award that has honored many acclaimed writers.
Brother One Cell has been chosen by the Humanities Faculty at Maine Maritime Academy (Castine, ME) as the freshman reading book. The faculty at this regimented and disciplined establishment are excited to have Cullen come and speak about his experience. Details coming soon.
Podcast from Korea Society
The Podcast from the speaking event at the Korea Society is now available for streaming here: Cullen Thomas at the Korea Society.
Korean Translation of BOC will be published in May
The Paperback Edition of Brother One Cell was released in February 2008.
April 3rd, 2008—Reading and Q&A at the Landmark on Main Street
Thursday, April 3, 2008 at 7:30 PM • Sponsored by Angela & Scott Jaggar
Jeanne Rimsky Theater in the Landmark on Main Street
is located at 232 Main Street, Port Washington, NY 11050
March 18th, 2008—Reading and Q&A at KGB Bar
Non-fiction presents Jane Ganahl, author of Naked on the Page; Rachel Sontag, author of House Rules; and Cullen Thomas, author of Brother One Cell.
KGB Bar is located at 85 East 4th Street, NYC 10003
National Geographic Channel program Locked Up Abroad: Korea
The story of Brother One Cell will be the subject of an upcoming episode of the National Geographic Channel program "Locked Up Abroad" due for premiere sometime in the summer of 2008.
Video Footage of Cullen's Return to the USA in 1997
BOC Named One of WorldHum's Favorite Travel Books of 2007
Cullen’s book, about a three-year stint in South Korean prisons, shows how cultural authenticity can be found even in the most extreme and trying situations. —Rolf Potts
Conversation at the Korea Society
Thursday, November 29th, 2007—A conversation on Brother One Cell along with Korean history, politics, and culture. Thanks for your attendance.
Paperback Edition Available Soon
The paperback edition of BOC will be released on February 26, 2008.
Bookscope, an imprint of Acanet Publishing Co. of Seoul, has recently acquired the Korean translation rights to Brother One Cell.
BROTHER ONE CELL Released
Brother One Cell will be released by Viking on March 15, 2007. It is available now on Amazon.com. The British version of the book, published by Sidgwick and Jackson, an imprint of Pan Macmillan, was published in June 2006 and is available on Amazon.co.uk.
GQ Excerpt, March 2007
An excerpt of Brother One Cell appears in the March 2007 issue of GQ. Click the image to the left to access the pdf file.
BROTHER ONE CELL Audio Book Complete
Random House’s Books On Tape has completed their recording of Brother One Cell. The audio book is now available in a 10-CD set.
©2008 Cullen Thomas.