Wade Bradford

Theater Expert


M.A., Literature, California State University - Northridge

B.A., Creative Writing, California State University - Northridge


  • Playwright, published author, and English professor, whose plays have been performed in schools in the United States and England.
  • Wrote and directed seven productions for Yorba Linda Civic Light Opera's youth theater
  • Winner of the East Repertory Playhouse's "Page to Stage" playwriting competition
  • Children's book Why Do I Have to Make My Bed? was published by Tricycle Press/Random House in 2011.


Wade Bradford is a former writer for ThoughtCo, who has written a number of books and published 16 plays. His screenplay "Conflict," won the East Repertory Playhouse's "Page to Stage" playwriting competition. He has worked with a variety of regional theaters, including Yorba Linda Civic Light Opera's youth theater, with whom he wrote seven shows between 1992 and 2000. Since 2009, he has served as a board member for the Canyon Theatre Guild in Santa Clarita, California. He currently teaches literature and composition courses at Moorpark College. His first children's book, "Why Do I Have to Make My Bed?" was published by Tricycle Press / Random House in 2011. 


Wade Bradford holds a B.A. in creative writing and an M.A. in literature from California State University, Northridge.

Awards and Publications

Wade Bradford has published numerous books, including:

​​Bradford's script, "Conflict," won East Repertory Playhouse's "Page to Stage" playwriting competition in 2007.

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