Nebraska Authors

Donald Schwartz

AKA: Donald Ray-Schwartz

Schwartz's epic poem "The Cross-Country Run of Josephine X. Dreifus: A Tribute to Anton Pavlovich Chekhov's Journey to Sakhalin" won the 1995 Mellen Poetry Prize. Schwartz has published two short stories locally: "Z and the Mosquitoes" in S.L.U.G. Fest Magazine, and "A Party in Omaha," in Pleiades. He has written and directed plays and directed television commercials.

Places Lived

Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Play/Screenplay

Keywords

Short Stories; Novel; Plays; Theatrical Directors

Occupation

Associate Professor of Speech, Theatre, and Mass Communication at the Community College of Baltimore County.
Professor of English, Speech and Drama

Places Worked

Peru State College

Honors

Won top prize in the Mellen Poetry Press National Epic Narrative Poetry Contest with his 95 page long poem entitled: The Cross-Country Run of Josephine X. Dreifus: A Tribute to Anton Pavlovich Chekhov's Journey to Sakhalin.

Associations

Nebraska Educational Television

Bibliography

The Cross-Country Run of Josephine X. Dreifus, 1994.
Lillian Russell: A Bio-bibliography. 1997. (co-author with Ann Bowbeer)
Noah's Ark: An Annotated Encyclopedia of Every Animal Species in the Hebrew Bible. 1997.
Scientists, Inventors and Tinkerers. 2010.
Deeptide, Vents... of Fire. 2017.

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