FORA.tv Speaker - David Henry Sterry
David Henry Sterry is a best-selling author and award winning actor/comic. He is both writer of and performer in the one-man show 'Chicken', based on his bestselling memoir Chicken: Self-Portrait of a Young Man for Rent (ReganBooks/HarperCollins: 2002).
In addition that book has been translated into ten languages, and is being made into a series by Showtime. His latest is Master of Ceremonies: a True Story of Sex, Drugs, Rollerskates and Chippendales (Grove Atlantic/Canongate, 2008). This was preceded by Putting Your Passion into Print (Workman Publishing, 2005), based on the class he taught at Stanford University for four years.
His first book was an American Library Association pick-of-the-year, Satchel Sez: The Wit, Wisdom & World of Leroy Satchel Paige (Crown/Random House, 2001). His first YA title, (written under the name Henry Johnson) is Travis & Freddy's Adventures in Vegas(Dutton/Penguin, April, 2006).
10.15.08 | 01:11:32 min
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