Stephen Fife

Stephen Fife at Stealfire productions
Author, Producer and Screenwriter

Santa Monica, California

Member Since:
February 2023
Last online:
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About Stephen

I am a lifetime author, playwright, journalist, screenwriter, poet, producer, director, editor, teacher.
I’ve been doing it since I was 15 - so, yeah, for over 50 years. Which earns you zero respect in the world we live in. My motto: if I can breathe, I can write. If you let them take that away from you, then you never had it.

I started off as a poet, then became an actor, then I wrote feature articles on the Arts for the Village Voice, Soho Weekly News, New York Times, New Republic, New York Newsday. MFA from Columbia U. In playwriting/screenwriting. Literary Manager for an Off-Broadway new play theater, Primary Stages.

13 books published - plays, memoirs, novels, poetry collections.

12 plays produced.

Many screenplays written and optioned. Many more to write.

Unique traits: Poet - 4 collections published Journalist - wrote for The New York Times & Village Voice Novelist - Definitely Maybe Not pub. 2022 Memoirist - The 13th Boy and Best Revenge Art Historian - have written catalogue copy for many exhibitions Playwright - 11 plays produced in major venues Screenwriter - several screenplays optioned or in development Editor - 3 books published as editor of monologues or scenes. Also edited publications for other writers. Dramaturgy - Literary Manager of Off-Broadway company, NYC for 5 years. And dramaturged several other shows. Also: Producer, Director, Teacher - many credits.


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