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[Arthur Houston Bradford' (born 1969-11-19, in Boothbay Harbor, Maine) is an American short story author and a director. He has had one book of short stories published, Dogwalker (Knopf ISBN 0-375-72669-1). He has won an O. Henry Award and has had his stories published in Esquire, McSweeneys, Zoetrope, Dazed & Confused, and BOMB. He was a contributor to the McSweeney's publication The Future Dictionary of America. He was a Wallace Stegner fellow at Stanford University and a James Michener Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin.
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He was also the director of How's Your News?, a documentary wherein disabled and handicapped adults interview unsuspecting passersby in a cross-country road trip. The film was broadcast on HBO, PBS, and British channel, Channel 4. The concept was expanded and developed into a series for MTV and broadcast throughout 2009. Bradford served as executive producer and director. Arthur and a "How's Your News" reporter were interviewed on the popular BBC podcast Ouch!. He was also featured on NPR's This American Life in the "Special Ed" episode.
Since 2006, he has served as director of "Camp Jabberwocky", the longest running sleepover camp for adults with disabilities in the United States.
Bradford kept a blog in 2007-2008 about raising his daughter on babble.com. It was entitled "Diaper Bandit".
Arthur Bradford is a great-great-great-grandson of department-store magnate Abraham Abraham and also philanthropist Jacob Schiff. Arthur's twin sister Laura, lives in Cairo, Egypt and he is the son of painter Katherine Bradford.