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Southern Women Writers Conference 2009: Marsha Norman

"Many Souths: Remembering, Sustaining, Creating."

About the Author

Marsha Norman, one of the South's most revered playwrights, is a native of Louisville, Kentucky.  She won the Pulitzer Prize in 1983 for 'night, Mother, and also penned the Tony Award-winning The Secret Garden (1992), and the libretto for the Broadway musical adaptation of Alice Walker's The Color Purple (2005).  Getting Out, her first play, will be produced for the conference. 

She has received grants and awards from such institutions as the National Endowment for the Arts, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters.  Norman has co-directed Juilliard's Playwrights Program since 1994.



Books by Marsha Norman

'Night Mother:  A Play
Call Number:  PS3564.O623 N5 1983
Location:  Circulating Collection -- 2nd Floor Memorial Library

 Getting Out:  A Play in Two Acts
Call Number:  PS3564.O623 G4
Location:  Circulating Collection -- 2nd Floor Memorial Library


The following titles are not currently in the library.  For more information, click the linked titles to be directed to

Four Plays
ISBN  978-0930452841

Third & Oak:  The Laundromat
ISBN  978-0822211327

Traveler in the Dark
ISBN  978-0822211686

The Holdup
ISBN  978-0822205241

Last Dance
ISBN  978-0573629761

Loving Daniel Boone
ISBN  978-0573628856

Marsha Norman, Vol. 1:  Collected Works
ISBN  978-1575250298