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Writers on Writing -- Ward Just

Ward Just: Sitting Down a Novelist, Getting Up a Playwright

For many years I have tried to find an agreeable distraction, something more sideline than hobby, some avocation that was not too difficult or tyrannical or long-term.

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On Writing

I Wrote a Thing for TCG

I was asked by the wonderful Jacqueline E. Lawton to participate in the latest TCG blog salon, “Artistic Leadership: How Do We Change the Game?” She sent me a series of questions wickedly difficult to answer: 103 more words


Playwright Branden Jacob-Jenkins on His First Time

As part of their “first time” series, The Paris Review posted this wonderful video of playwright Branden Jacob-Jenkins and his experiences writing his very first play, where he addresses race and black theater culture, touching on subjects that traditionally make people very uncomfortable. 24 more words


Getting Intimate with Playwright Samuel D. Hunter

Samuel D. Hunter is an American playwright, born and raised in Moscow, Idaho. He is best known for plays A Bright New Boise, which won the 2011 Obie Award for playwriting, and The Whale, which won the 2013 Drama Desk Award and the 2013 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play. 1,604 more words

A Permanent Image

Bruno Lacroix: Ready For The World

The story of Bruno Lacroix is an interesting one for those interested in learning about perseverance and eventual success.  After studying theater, cinema and journalism at a university in Quebec, he set his sights on being an actor but found the dream more complicated to attain than perceived. 661 more words

Cocktail Molly

dream home: on desperation, alienation, passivity and the smell of meat

DREAM HOME by Emilie Collyer, directed by Luke Kerridge

THE LOBBY Give people a space to arrive into. It doesn’t have to be a lobby. It can be a passage. 1,991 more words