Ray Bradbury

The Artist as Visionary

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In this episode of “POTENTIALS . . . Envisioning the New Millennium,” host Barbara Marx Hubbard engages the renowned writer in sparkling conversation wherein they explore the personal & cultural importance of “The Arts,” the artist as visionary, individual creativity and where it comes from, how to generate ideas, and the importance of curiosity. Doomsters beware . . . Enthusiasm reigns in this episode!

BradburyRay Bradbury won the Commonwealth Club of California gold medal, 1954, for Fahrenheit 451; Writers Guild Award in 1974, Body of Work Award in 1985, and the play version of The Martian Chronicles won five Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards.

Mr. Bradbury’s work is represented in over seven hundred anthologies and he is the contributor of short stories and articles to many publications including Saturday Review, Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Omni, and Life.

In general, Ray Bradbury warns man against becoming too dependent on science and technology at the expense of moral and aesthetic concerns. He writes his stories to instruct how to prevent doom rather than predict it.

Many of Mr. Bradbury’s books have been adapted for movies, television and the
theatre. Such adaptations include Farenheit 451, The Illustrated Man, and The Martian Chronicles.

Currently, Ray Bradbury resides in Los Angeles with his family.

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Books In Print:
Zen in the Art of Writing : Essays on Creativity : Expanded by Ray Bradbury

Fahrenheit 451

The Martian Chronicles

The Stories of Ray Bradbury

Ahmed and the Oblivion Machines

The Avram Davidson Treasury : A Tribute Collection

Blood Thirst : 100 Years of Vampire Fiction
Classic Stories 1 : From the Golden Apples of the Sun and R Is for Rocket

The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury


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