About

(Gary Bridgman, southsideartgallery.com)

(Gary Bridgman, southsideartgallery.com)

After an employment career that ranged over everything from barista to background investigator and court reporter, I have spent the past 15-plus years working in book, online, and magazine publishing.

During that time I have worked extensively in nearly every facet of publishing, from developmental editing and proofreading to creative services management, copy editing, and writing.

You can see a list of the books I have written here.

I am currently a member of:

  • National Book Critics Circle
  • New York Film Critics Online
  • Online Film Critics Society

Some of the fine publications I have written for include:

  • AMC Movie Guide
  • Avidly: A Los Angeles Review of Books Channel
  • Barnes & Noble Review
  • Book Magazine
  • Bookslut
  • Chicago Reader
  • Chicago Tribune
  • citysearch.com
  • filmcritic.com (as senior writer)
  • Film Journal International
  • Film Racket
  • Film Threat
  • In These Times
  • Kirkus Reviews
  • Minneapolis City Pages
  • PopMatters
  • Publishers Weekly
  • PW Comics Week
  • Playboy
  • RainTaxi Review of Books
  • Slant Magazine
  • The Millions
  • Virginia Quarterly Review
  • Where Guestbook
  • Where New York
  • Yahoo!