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Barbara Blatner


Lecturer in English

BA, Vassar College,
Other, State University of New York at Albany,
MA, Boston University,

Dr. Barbara Blatner is a playwright, poet, and composer with two poetry collections, The Still Position and Living with You, forthcoming. Her play Years of Sky was produced at New York's 59E59 Theatres in February 2013 by Scripts Up! asupported by a grant from the Driehaus Foundation. Her verse play for Epiphany, No Star Shines Sharper, was produced for stage and radio by the Mystic Theatre Company, published by Baker’s Plays, aired on NPR, and acquired by New York’s Museum of Television and Radio. Works staged in Boston’s New Theatre’s NeWorks series include Years of Sky (the 10-minute version received Honorable Mention in Nina Shengold’s Actors and Writers Short Play Contest), Betty and Mortie, and Marilyn Monroe in the Desert. Clearing and White Ashes were finalists in the O’Neill International Playwrights Contest, and The Fair was produced by the Albany Playwrights' Workshop, which Dr. Blatner founded and where she was director, writer, and composer for four seasons. Compositions include songs for the Boston Shakespeare Company’s Irish Plays season and a score for the Merrimack Repertory Company’s Young Artists at Play‘s production of Alice in Wonderland.

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Fall 2018
First Year Writing
FYWR 1020


ENG 1725


Summer 2018
ENG 4741


Spring 2018
First Year Writing
FYWR 1020


First Year Writing
FYWR 1020H


Writing Poetry
ENG 1832


Fall 2017
First Year Writing
FYWR 1020


Spring 2017
First Year Writing
FYWR 1020


First Year Writing
FYWR 1020H


Intro to Creative Writing
ENG 1721