Play Seminar Director

Previously at the Festival: thirty years, literary seminar director; playwright, Our Lady Guenevere, 1997 Plays-in-Progress Series

Awards: Readers’ Choice Award, best poem of the year (“The Robots’ Farewell to the Master”), Asimov’s Science Fiction (1992)

Publications: Science Fiction, Futurism and the Terms and Ideas behind Them (2016); The Fantastic Made Visible (co-editor); Fairy Tales of the Russians and Other Slavs (co-editor, co-translator); Screening Shakespeare from Richard II to Henry V; over 100 poems, articles, and short stories

Teaching Credits: professor of English and history, Dixie State University

Education: M.A., modern drama, Utah State University; M.Litt, English Renaissance drama, Middlebury College; D.Phil., Shakespeare, history, and film, Oxford

Professional Affiliations: Science Fiction Writers of America