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Fred Zirm

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in Wilmington, Delaware, The United States

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I was raised and educated in the Midwest (high school in Hudson, OH; B.A. and M.A. in English from Michigan State; M.F.A. from the Playwrights' Workshop at University of Iowa), but I have spent the last 46 years in Maryland, 39 of them as an English and drama teacher at the Landon School in Bethesda.

Since retirement, I have continued to direct plays through community theaters (before the pandemic) and have also focused on writing. My flash fiction, creative non-fiction, and poetry have been published in more than a dozen magazines or anthologies, including Still Crazy, NEAT, cahoodadoodaling, Red Wolf Journal, Voices de la Luna, Greek Fire, Objects in the Rear View Mirror, Poeming Pigeons, ....And the Tail Wagged On. My poem "The Cactus on

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Greek Fire

4.91 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2015
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Object Lessons

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And the Tail Wagged On...

4.50 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2015
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Very insightful and useful to anyone who thinks they might be on the spectrum (or is close to someone who might be) but does not fit the Rain Man stereotype of how an autistic person might behave and present themselves to the world.
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Putting It Together by James Lapine
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If you have an interest in musical theater and Sondheim or if you have an interest in the process behind creating something for the stage, whether or not you like musicals or Sondheim, this book provides terrific insights into how the book and music ...more
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