Monthly Archives: April 2015

Looking for the emotional truth: Maureen Gibbon

By Roz DeKett In thinking about Maureen Gibbon’s writing, I see similarities between her art and Édouard Manet’s painting Olympia, a detail of which illustrates the cover of her third novel, Paris Red. Victorine Meurent, the model for the painting, is the … Continue reading

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Original voices exploring dangerous things: Jacqueline Goldfinger

By Roz DeKett “The problem we seem to have in contemporary American theatre,” says Jacqueline Goldfinger, “is that we have poo-pooed the way that storytelling is working in our society today.” Jackie, an award-winning playwright and playwright-in-residence at Philadelphia’s Azuka … Continue reading

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