In an article in Esquire, Isaac Singer wrote
that Bart Midwood was "the first writer in English
to give the word humoristic freedom."
BOOKS OF FICTION:
"Bodkin" (Random House)
"Phantoms" (E.P. Dutton)
"Bennett's Angel" (British/American, Paris Review Editions)
"The Nativity" (Bel Esprit)
"The World In Pieces" (Permanent)
FICTION IN PERIODICALS: Esquire, Atlantic Monthly, Paris Review, TransAtlantic Review,
Dutton Review, Agni, Queen, Nagy Vilag
FILM: Narrative script and musical score, "End of the Dialog",
award-winning documentary about apartheid in South Africa.
STAGEPLAY PRODUCTIONS: St. Clemens, Judith Anderson. Storefront.
Sole and primary book reviewer for Esquire, late sixties and early seventies.
FELLOWSHIPS: Guggenheim, NEA, Iowa Writers' Workshop
LITERARY PRIZES: Aga Khan, Robert Frost.
MUSIC PRIZES: National Sinfonian ( composition, string quartet)
Born in Brooklyn New York, March 10, 1938, 9:01 pm.
Three grandparents born in Russia, one in Vienna.
Mother, Lily, born in Albany, New York.
Father, Charles, born on a cattle ranch
in either Brazil or Argentina --
in any case, near the border.
B.A. University of Miami, full music scholarship, double major:English/biology;
Graduate school, National Defense fellowship in humanities).
U.S. Army: 1961-7
Certified Master Piano Tuner by London College of Furniture and Design.
Resided and worked: New York, Florida, South Carolina, Iowa, California, Yucatan, England, China
Five children: Ramsay, Rebecca, Jacob, Sam, Flora.
Married since 1988 to Dr. Laura Melim Midwood, Esq., PhD, JD.
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Listing last updated: December 6, 2013