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Jenna Zark

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Jenna Zark is a columnist, lyricist, and playwright. Her play A Body of Water was published by Dramatists Play Service and produced regionally after its debut at Circle Repertory in
New York. Other plays were produced in the Twin Cities, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and St. Louis. As a columnist at TC Jewfolk, Zark writes about her relationships to Jewish holidays, rituals, and more. Columns have been reprinted in MinnPost, the Star Tribune, the Forward, and elsewhere. Literary essays and poems appeared in FieldReport and Stoneboat; articles have appeared in Woodbury magazine, Minnesota Bride and Midwest Home. Zark is also a member of the songwriting collective Prosody. She is still trying to figure out if it’s harder to write a play, novel or a so
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Jenna Zark I try to write through it, even if what I'm writing doesn't work. Isaac Bashevis Singer once said a writer's best friend is the garbage and I agree. I…moreI try to write through it, even if what I'm writing doesn't work. Isaac Bashevis Singer once said a writer's best friend is the garbage and I agree. I fully expect to throw out half of what I'm writing.

On days when nothing is working, I walk, talk to friends, see movies, read, do all the things I do when I'm not writing - then start again the next day.(less)
Jenna Zark Telling stories that intrigue you and intrigue your readers. Being able to tell them your way.
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I don't really think of myself as a writer of historical fiction, even though the Beat Street series is set in the 1950s and I've written plays set in the past too. I also set plays in the present so I would never think of myself as exclusively wedded to one time (or genre, for that matter).

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