About Joe Weintraub

W - J WeintraubJ. Weintraub is a Chicago writer, dramatist, poet, and translator. He has had radio plays produced by Scattered Sounds Productions and Small Fish Radio Theatre; one-act plays produced by the Theatre-Studio and La Petite Morgue in New York City, Theatre One in Middleboro, MA, Black Box Theatre in Colorado Springs, CO, the Paw Paw Michigan Village Players, and by Second City, American Blues Theatre, Blank Page Theatre, Summer Place Theatre, Chicago Dramatists, Dandelion Theatre, AMST Productions, Fourth Street Theater, and 8 Scribes in the Chicago area. Staged readings of his full-length plays have been produced by Portland (OR) Repertory and Chicago Dramatists, and his full-length play Caliban was part of Three Cat Productions’ 2015 New Works Festival. His writings have appeared in such literary journals as Massachusetts Review, The New Criterion, Michigan Quarterly Review, and Prairie Schooner, as well as in regional and specialty publications such as The Chicago Reader, Nevada Magazine, and Modern Philology. Many of his works have been anthologized, and he has received awards for fiction and creative nonfiction from the Illinois Arts Council, the Barrington Arts Council, and Holy Names University. He is currently a network playwright at Chicago Dramatists and a member of the Dramatists Guild. Website: http://jweintraub.weebly.com