Bradford TatumBradford Tatum began his career as an actor appearing in such films as DOWN PERISCOPE and POWDER but now devotes more time to his writing. He was a staff writer for Dick Wolf on NBC’s DEADLINE starring Oliver Platt and has written and directed two award winning indy features, both of which are currently available on DVD. His latest project THE BOOK OF WATER just received a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. His novel I CAN ONLY GIVE YOU EVERYTHING won both the 2011 Next Generation Indie Book Award and the 2011 Independent Publisher Book Award. Bradford Tatum was awarded the Sloan Screenwriters Lab Grant in 2008 and the Discretionary Fund Grant in 2010 at the Hamptons International Film Festival for Book of Water.