Arthur Belefant

Arthur Belefant painted portrait

Arthur Belefant is the author of several books and numerous magazine articles. He started his writing career in high school by writing all but one article in his yearbook.

Except for one published short story, all his writing is non-fiction. He was first published in the Asahi Evening News of Tokyo, Japan where he wrote a regular column, “The Gourmet’s Guide” as a restaurant reviewer and food commentator for American expatriates in Japan. 

He continued “The Gourmet’s Guide” column when he moved back to the U.S. in the Melbourne, Florida publication SCAM. For over ten years he covered such diverse subjects as food, Frankenstein, toilets, language, and politics.

He has also been published in several national magazines on technical and travel themes.


Frankenstein: The Man and the Monster

book cover for Frankenstein: The Man and the Monster

The Toilet Tractate

Toilet Tractate cover