Three Writing Books and a Prayer

by Jody Strimling-Muchow I’ve been trying to re-connect with my writing. Recently, Life got in the way of my plans, in the form of an ill parent, and I’ve been rocketing halfway across the country and back every few months. In between I’ve been filling out paperwork and making sure my mother has groceries (thank … Continue reading Three Writing Books and a Prayer

The World is Wrong-side Out: a Conversation with Playwright Karen Malpede

by Jody Strimling-Muchow I was feeling pretty crappy the day that I had scheduled an interview with Karen Malpede. I was just hoping I had enough energy to make it through without sounding like an idiot. And I was nervous, because, well, it’s Karen Malpede. She is a playwright, a director, a teacher, an ecofeminist, … Continue reading The World is Wrong-side Out: a Conversation with Playwright Karen Malpede

The Dramatists Guild – It’s a Moral Choice

By Jody Strimling-Muchow When I arrived in New York City after graduate school, I was a newly-minted Equity Actor, clutching my M.F.A. in my hot little hand. I went on audition after audition, did workshops and readings and tiny parts in movies and television shows. It’s hard being an actor, but I loved it. Until … Continue reading The Dramatists Guild – It’s a Moral Choice