Saturday, August 15, 2009

Dori Appel

Dori Appel is an Ashland writer whose poems have been widely published in journals and anthologies, including When I Am an Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple and The Best Is Yet To Be, the audio recording of which was a 1997 Grammy finalist. Her recent collection of poems, Another Rude Awakening, was published in 2008 by Cherry Grove Collections.

Dori is the author of eighteen full-length plays, plus many one-acts and monologues. She was the winner of the Oregon Book Award in Drama in 1998, 1999, and 2001, and her most recent play, Hat Tricks, published by Samuel French, was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award in 2008. Girl Talk and Hot Flashes, both co-authored with Carolyn Myers, are also published by Samuel French.

Two full-length plays, WHEN GOD CAME TO BABYLON and I'D KNOW YOU ANYWHERE, are being translated into Bulgarian for presentation by director and actress Victoria Koleva to professional theaters throughout Bulgaria.

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