Posts Tagged ‘Rebecca Sheir’

ToDo ToDay: Ayana Mathis and Justin Torres and Lupo Verde’s Opening

Considering Ayana Mathis’ and Justin Torres’ unusual paths to fiction writing (between them, they've have had past turns as college dropouts, a waitress, a psychiatric ward resident, and a translator for Italian wineries), the fact that both authors' debut books became best sellers merits consideration. How did they do it? Well, the two writers share [...]

The Helen Hayes Awards Awards

Last night's untricked-out Helen Hayes Awards at the Warner Theatre began almost immediately with prize-giving, and that was mostly what we got: Few distractions, and lots of people talking about theater. Did some thank-yous go on too long? Sure. Was Robert Aubry Davis conspicuously absent even though his voice was the evening's host? Yes. Were [...]

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