Skyline: Tales of Manhattan (Paperback)

Tales of Manhattan

By William Fowkes

Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 9781517715502, 278pp.

Publication Date: November 10, 2015


About the Author

William Ivor Fowkes is a playwright and author based in Manhattan and Connecticut. His short fiction has been published in many literary journals. His plays have been presented in 12 states and the District of Columbia. Several have been published. His full-length plays include ALL IN THE FACULTY (Dramatists Play Service), COUPLE OF THE CENTURY (Yes Plays), SUNSHINE QUEST (Fresh Fruit Festival), THE BEST PLACE WE'VE EVER LIVED (Love Creek Productions), THE GERMAN LESSON (Great Plains Theatre Conference Playlab), PRIVATE PROPERTY (Penobscot Theatre Company), and others. His short plays include MISS PEDDY & GRACE (Gallery Players), THE BRAZILIAN DILEMMA (The Collective: NY; First Prize, McLean Drama Company), THE NEXT MOVE (Winner, One-Act Play Competition, Brevard Little Theatre), THE DAKOTA (Best Short Play Award, Downtown Urban Theater Festival), THE SESSION (Finalist, Strawberry One-Act Festival; nominated for a Pushcart Prize), and others. He is a graduate of Yale University (BA, magna cum laude) and Northwestern University (MA, PhD) and a member of the Pulse Ensemble Theatre Playwrights' Lab in New York, the River Writers of Manhattan, and the Dramatists Guild. He was formerly a philosophy professor and a marketing executive at SHOWTIME. He is married to Stephen Michael Smith, a music conductor. His daughters, Laura and Julia, work in the fashion industry in New York City.