Author Archives: Stephanie Silber

“DEAR JOHN”: Inspiration From A Stranger

I can barely recall how many years ago it was that I had a fateful encounter with a poet I may never meet. I was running around NYC, trying the acting/theatre thing (as one does at twenty-three or so). One … Continue reading

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IN HONOR OF OSCAR: Excerpt from THE DARK SIDE OF TIME

In this tale of horror and suspense, protagonists Sunny, a struggling actor, and husband  Andrew, who has had to compromise his own ambitions, have recently moved into a 19th century cottage with their toddler daughter.  It was to be the … Continue reading

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GOING SOUTH

Today, a tumultuous rain.  It was a marvel to watch from the screened porch.  It continued into and all throughout the night, I heard its waterfall sound amidst my dreams.  Maybe that explains my present state of torpor.  I feel … Continue reading

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Raiding the vault. JIM GLICKENHAUS: CRASHING HIS WAY TO FAME

This was among the first of my articles that actually sold, in this case to Spotlight on Westchester Magazine, May, 1992. I’ve been thinking about that moment of triumph lately as I continue the arduous and emotional process of packing … Continue reading

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FROM BAY RIDGE TO HOLLYWOOD: Let John Gray Direct!

Writer/Director John Gray describes himself as “just a regular, burger eatin’ guy,” but his career arc spanning 32 years points to anything but, if you don’t count the day jobs. Gray, now 58, does in fact count the jobs he … Continue reading

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Chasing Down A Dream: Author Kathleen Donohoe on ASHES OF FIERY WEATHER

Kathleen Donohoe has had storytelling in her blood ever since she can remember.  The Brooklyn resident, who grew up in Midwood, had compiled a respectable body of work prior to writing ASHES OF FIERY WEATHER, her debut novel about “the … Continue reading

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