Bruce Kluger
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Agent: Brian DeFiore

Bruce Kluger is a writer, editor and columnist whose work appears in newspapers, books, and magazines across the country. A member of the Board of Contributors of USA Today, and a former writer-editor for Us Weekly, Playboy, and Parenting magazine, he has written about current events and the popular culture for, among others, The New York Times, The New York Daily News, The Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, The Boston Globe, Newsweek,, Psychology Today, Time Out New York, and the Sesame Street Workshop. Additionally, Bruce has edited and contributed to six New York Times best-selling books by Marlo Thomas, including What Makes a Marriage Last (HarperOne, 2020), The Right Words at the Right Time (Atria, 2001) and Thanks & Giving: All Year Long (Simon and Schuster, 2004). The CD version of Thanks & Giving, for which Bruce served as Associate Producer, won the 2006 Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for Children.

He also has written satire, which has been featured on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered and in The Los Angeles Times,, Huffington Post; and in dozens of syndicated newspapers around the country. Along with David Slavin, he co-authored the books Young Dick Cheney: Great American (illustrated by Tim Foley; AlterNet, 2008), 'Twas the Night Before Christmas: 21st Century Edition (Andrews McMeel, 2010) and Dog on the Roof! On the Road With Mitt & the Mutt (illustrated by Colleen Clapp; Touchstone, 2012).

Formerly an actor, Bruce appeared in the films The Burning, The Chosen, Diner and Playing for Keeps, and on the TV show Diff’rent Strokes. Television enthusiasts might remember him from his three-year assignment as an on-air correspondent for E! Entertainment’s The Gossip Show.

  • DOG ON THE ROOF: On the Road With Mitt and the Mutt
    Touchstone, 2012

    Coauthored by: David Slavin

  • YOUNG DICK CHENEY: Great American
    AlterNet Books, 2008