Mickelbury, Penny

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MICKELBURY, Penny. American, b. 1948. Genres: Plays/Screenplays, Mystery/Crime/Suspense. Career: Worked for the newspaper Atlanta Voice, Atlanta, GA, 1968-69 (summers); Banner-Herald, Athens, GA, reporter, 1970-71; Washington Post, Washington, DC, reporter, 1971-72; National Center on Black Aged, Washington, DC, public relations director, 1972-75; WHUR-FM, Washington, DC, news reporter, 1975-78; WJLA-TV (ABC), Washington, DC, news reporter, 1978-84, assistant news director, 1984-87. Worked as a teacher at City Kids Repertory Company, NYC, 1988-89; Alchemy: Theatre of Change, NYC, co-founder and managing director, 1990-93; teacher of writing in Washington, DC, and Baltimore, MD, 1994-. Publications: PLAYS: Time Out, 1989; Waiting for Gabriel, 1991; Warm Robes of Remembrance, 1993. MYSTERY NOVELS: Keeping Secrets, 1994; Night Songs, 1995; One Must Wait, 1998; Where to Choose, 1999; Paradise Interrupted, 2001. OTHER: The Step Between, 2000. Contributor of short stories to anthologies. Address: c/o Charlotte Sheedy Literary Agency, 65 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10010, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]