Thomas R. Pryor


Thomas Pryor's work has appeared in The New York Times, Mr. Beller's Neighborhood, A Prairie Home Companion, New York Press, Underground Voices Magazine, Opium Magazine Online, Our Town, The West Side Spirit and Ducts. His short stories are published in Thomas Beller's, "Lost and Found: Stories from New York," Larry Canale's, "Mickey Mantle - Memories and Memorabilia," and Three Rooms Press, “Have A NYC 2.”

His blog: "Yorkville: Stoops to Nuts," is listed in the Blog Roll of The New York Times and his weekly radio show was featured on the Centanni Broadcasting Network. His newspaper column ran in Our Town and The West Side Spirit. Thomas appeared on PBS's acclaimed nostalgic TV series: "Baseball: A New York Love Story," NBC’s “New York Nonstop” television show and public radio’s “This American Life.” He currently writes a weekly column for

Thomas curates a monthly storytelling show, “City Stories: Stoops to Nuts,” at the Cornelia Street Café every second Tuesday that Time Out Magazine, The New York Daily News and CBS News recommended. His book of photographs, "River to River ~ New York Scenes From a Bicycle," was released by YBK Publishers in 2012. Cornelia Street Cafe recently hosted a two-month exhibition of his photography. NBC TV, New York Press/Our Town Downtown and NY 1 TV praised the exhibit and the book. Thomas has completed a memoir due to be published in 2014 about growing up in the 1960s in Yorkville, a New York City working class neighborhood. You can view and buy his NYC prints online at Thomas R. Pryor Photography.



There Will Be Blood

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Published on: 04/23/2014

Instantly, Life Got Better

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Published on: 02/19/2014

Giving Thanks to Mom

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Published on: 01/05/2014

The Love Seat (A Ghost Story)

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Published on: 10/21/2012

January 25, 1987

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Published on: 02/03/2012

I Can’t Go!

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Published on: 08/16/2011

Stuff in Stockings

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Published on: 03/20/2011

Thanksgiving 1961

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Published on: 11/24/2010

Dad Shot Thumper

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Published on: 06/19/2010

At the Polo Grounds

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Published on: 04/06/2010

The Holy Cart

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Published on: 06/08/2009

Schadenfreude — How Bout Those Boys?

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Published on: 12/13/2008

Madame Butterfly Goes Down

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Published on: 05/04/2008


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Published on: 12/31/2006

A Barber’s Portrait of Kaiser Wilhelm

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Published on: 12/31/2006

Developing a Habit

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Published on: 05/24/2006