Anthony Mora’s writings have been compared to Mamet, Pinter, LaBute and Nabokov, Anthony’s first novel, BANG! A Love Story (Dunhill Publishing), was published in hardback in 1998. BANG! was released in softcover by Dragonon, Inc. in 2005. Linda Cardellini starred in scenes from the play adaptation of BANG! in New York and Los Angeles. In 2006, Anthony served as the playwright-in-residence at The Sidewalk Studio Theatre. The theatre produced Anthony’s play, “P.O.P.: The Principles of Perfection, and the world premiere of the full play of Bang! A Love Story. . Anthony’s most recent play, Modern Love, premiered at the Sidewalk in 2009. His current project, Hang Fire, is being written as a film, play and novel.
Anthony began his career as a freelance journalist, writing for such publications as US, Playboy Publications, Buzz and Rolling Stone. He left freelancing to serve as the editor-in-chief of Impresión magazine, an English-language, Latino-oriented publication. The magazine, which featured such authors as Octavio Paz, Carlos Fuentes, Gabriel Marcia Marquez and Carlos Casteneda, focused on the arts, literature and entertainment. He also served as editor-in-chief of Excel magazine, an entertainment and lifestyle-oriented publication.
He co-founded Phillips & Mora Entertainment, a public relations and personal management company, which ventured into video and film production. In 1990, he formed Anthony Mora Communications, Inc. a Los Angeles-based media relations company that specializes in media placement, image development, and media training. AMC Inc. has placed clients in: Time, Newsweek, 60 Minutes, CNN, the Wall Street Journal, the Oprah Winfrey Show, the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and other local, national, and international media outlets.
Also the author of two non-fiction books, The Alchemy of Success and Spin to Win, a step-by-step guide on how to define goals and utilize the power of the media, Anthony has been featured in: USA Today, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, The BBC, CNN, Entrepreneur, Fox News, MSNBC, and other media.
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