Datura: A Dramatic Poem

CHARACTERSDaturaDestiny Mortal (Mercury) Faust Lucifer “Don’t make a religion of reason and logic, because in the passage of time reason may fail you. Then you may find yourself taking… More

PEN Appeal: Amad Fouad Al-Farhan

February 1, 2008 Minister of the Interior His Royal Highness Prince Naif Bin Abdul Aziz Ministry of the Interior P.O. Box 2933, Airport Road Riyadh 11134 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Fax: + 966 1 403… More

PEN Appeal: Amin Ghazaei

February 13, 2008 His Excellency Ayatollah Sayed ‘Ali Khamenei Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic The Office of the Supreme Leader Shoahada Street Qom, Islamic Republic of Iran His Excellency Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi Ministry… More

Fester

CHARACTERSJohn Hill Robert Wilma Little Fred Fred SCENE 1 The setting is the Classification Office at the Diagnostic Unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Institution Division. The… More

A Play in One Act

CHARACTERS Lucy, a middle-aged, black woman, elegant, with a southern accent; noticeable scar on faceSally, an older, matronly, black womanLucy, at nine or ten years oldEmma, young,… More

PEN Appeal: Ali Muhaqiq Nasab

March 18, 2008 His Excellency Ayatollah Sayed ‘Ali Khamenei The Office of the Supreme Leader Shoahada Street Qom, Islamic Republic of Iran H.E. Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi Ministry of Justice, Park-e Shahr Tehran, Islamic… More

PEN Appeal: The Crocodile of Zambezi

June 26, 2008 Mr. Cde Aeneas Chigwedere Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture Head Office, Union Avenue P. O. Box CY 121 Causeway, Harare Zimbabwe Fax: 26-347-4075 Ambassador Machivenyika Mapuranga Embassy of Zimbabwe 1608 New… More

PEN Appeal: Zargana

June 12, 2008 His Excellency U Myint Lwin Chargé d’Affaires Embassy of the Union of Myanmar to the United States 2300 S St. NW Washington, DC 20008 Fax: (202) 332-4351 His Excellency U Kyaw Tint Swe Ambassador/… More

PEN Appeal: Zaw Thet Htwe

June 26, 2008 His Excellency U Myint Lwin Chargé d’Affaires Embassy of the Union of Myanmar to the United States 2300 S St. NW Washington, DC 20008 Fax: (202) 332-4351 Your Excellency, On behalf of the 3,300… More

The Man From Far Away

While clearing out his closet on the day he was to leave his home forever, my father, momentarily alert, unyieldingly stoic, and eighty-eight years at it, offers me an… More