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25th Annual Old Dominion University Literary Festival
September 30 - October 5, 2002

Brian Silberman

Brian Silberman is author of Walkin' Backward, the first of a larger, five-play cycle of one-acts collectively titled The Buckland Canticle. His other plays include Manifest, recipient of the 1998 Clauder Prize; Salvage Baas, recently produced in New York by the Ensemble Studio Theatre; Sugar Down Billie Hoak; Feral Music; Half Court; Retrenchment; and The Gospel According to Toots Pope. Selections from both Half Court and Sugar Down Billie Hoak appear in Smith & Krause's Best Stage Scenes of 1995, Best Men's Monologues of 1995, and Best Women's Monologues of 1995. Walkin' Backward will appear in the upcoming anthology Best American Short Plays of 2001. He teaches in the Creative Writing Program at Old Dominion University.

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