Works

2018

Pick Six: Six Screenplays

2018

Uncle Jerry to Win (novel)

2014

The Theory Of Everything (rewrite)

2011

Atlas Shrugged: Part I (rewrite)

2010

Lost & Found (essay)

2009

Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince (rewrite)

2006

Where Is Joe Merchant? (film adaptation)

2006

The Not-So-Ugly Duckling (essay)

2002

Catch Me If You Can (rewrite)

2001

Legally Blonde (rewrite)

2000

Clock Without Hands (film adaptation)

2000

Cast Away (rewrite)

1997

Wag The Dog (rewrite)

1993

The Pelican Brief (rewrite)

1993

Groundhog Day (rewrite)

1992

Dinner At The Homesick Restaurant (film adaptation)

1990

Ghost (rewrite)

1988

Rain Man (rewrite)

1983

Benedictis (novel)

1979

Singer! (stage musical)

Awards and Recognition

  • City of Santa Barbara Annual Awards (2010/”Letter of Recognition from the Mayor”), Social Venture Partners of Silicon Valley’s iMagine Award (2007/”Great Books e-Curriculum”), Greater Los Angeles Press Award (2006/”The Not-So-Ugly Duckling”), Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Humanitarian Award (2005/”Antelope Valley Fallen Heroes”), National Stuttering Foundation’s Laura Pels Award (2005/”Story Reading Coordinator”), Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles’ Vivian Sheehan Award (2004/”Everybody’s In The Book: Kids Writing Program”), Valley International Film Festival’s Vision Award For Writing (2004/”Rain Man”), International Distance Learning Center’s Helping Hand Award (2003/”MyGlobalClassroom”), WGA’s William E. Kelley Award: Hollywood’s Top Ten Unproduced Screenplays (2003/”Acquitted”), Emmy Award (1992/”The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson”), PTA’s Endurance Award (1988/”The Wonder Years”), NYU’s William Faulkner Award For Short Fiction (1978/"The Mixologist In Residence")
Author's guild photo
(c) 2015, Joe McKernan

Location

Santa Barbara, CA

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Category

Fiction & Literature, Humor, Essays

publicist Contact

Carol Marshall
(818) 927-3442