A resident in screenwriting at the MacDowell Colony of the Arts, Marcia R. Rudin has studied at the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, Ensemble Studio Theatre Summer Institute, and Zoetrope: All-Story and Gotham Writers Screenwriting Workshop. Seven of her plays have received twelve productions in festivals in Manhattan, New Jersey, Santa Cruz and San Diego, California, Charles Town, West Virginia and Canton, Michigan. One won the Naples (FL) Players Naples Players 2006 ETC New Play Contest. Several have received staged readings.
Her novels Hear My Voice and Flower Toward the Sun are available now. She writes novels and screenplays and has published two non-fiction books, Why Me? Why Anyone? published by St. Martin’s Press in 1986 and Jason Aronson, Inc. in 1994 and Prison or Paradise? The New Religious Cults, published by Fortress Press in 1980. She has written articles and book reviews for such publications as The New York Times; The New York Daily News; The Congressional Quarterly Researcher; and Encyclopedia Judaica.