brian david cinadr has had his short stories published in the country's most
prestigious literary journals (The Alaska Quarterly, The Big Muddy, The
South Dakota Review, The South Carolina Review, Soundings East,
WaterStone, ZYZZYVA...) He is the recipient of Cal State Northridge's BEST SHORT FICTION, 2003 and is a two time Pushcart Award nominee for America’s Best Short Story.
Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and based in Los Angeles, brian has
acquired a broad group of readers and supporters. His life is storied with strippers and studio executives, mafia businessmen and neighborhood pushers. He has had a career in bodybuilding, dug graves, bodyguarded for a number of rock stars and Hollywood celebrities, including providing security for Arnold Schwarzenegger's office. brian’s stories grow out of his Midwest working roots, stories of his common folk, of the factories and the fields of his childhood, of the highways that gave him hope and a vague faith in god and an America that haunt him still.