A&U, a national nonprofit HIV/AIDS magazine, is pleased to announce Bruce Ward as the magazine’s first ever Drama Editor. Bruce Ward has been writing about the AIDS epidemic since its inception, and his recently completed memoir chronicles the early years. His play, Lazarus Syndrome, and solo play, Decade: Life in the ’80s, have been produced throughout the U.S. Bruce was the first Director of the CDC National AIDS Hotline from 1986–1988, and was honored by POZ magazine as one of 2015’s POZ 100. He has graduate degrees in Creative Writing from Boston University and The New School, and teaches creative writing and literature at all levels.
In addition to serving as Drama Editor, Bruce will write a monthly column, entitled YEARS OF LIVING PRECARIOUSLY, which chronicles hispersonal experiences from moving to NYC as a 22-year old, newly “out” gay man, in 1980, ending in 1996, when the pharmaceutical “cocktail” became available.