Speaking with Jonathan Golding

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Jonathan Golding is a poet, dramatist and essayist. Darkly Bright Press is pleased to publish the upcoming book:  Telegonos: A Tragedy in Verse. The book will be available for purchase on Monday, August 9, 2021. This week, we offer a short conversation with its author.

Please tell us about your history and motives for becoming involved with drama. Which writers most influence you?

Telegonos-coverI was very involved in theater during my college years, both acting and directing. I was fortunate enough to work with many immensely talented people, including David Flaten at the University of La Verne and the late Georgij Paro, the head of the National Art Theater in Zagreb. There are many things that a performance can convey with immediacy that a text may not. However, I think Telegonos works both as a poetic text and a theatrical piece that could be mounted and performed.

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