Poetry. Short Stories. Hybrid Genre. California Interest. IN THE WIDDLE WAT OF TIME is a collection of poems and very short stories. Poems include sonnets, haiku, erotic and prose poetry, lyrics, children's poetry...the common theme being that a poet like all people has many sides: Mature, child-like, hopeful, cynical, sincere, ironic, political, up-to-his-ears and over-his-head in politics, groping for answers amid the questions.
Michael Lederer was born in Princeton, New Jersey in 1956. He grew up in New Haven, Vienna, New York City, and Palo Alto, California. In 1981 he received a BA in Theatre Arts from Binghamton University in New York. He is a member of Actors' Equity Association (AEA) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA). He was an original member of TheatreWorks in Palo Alto. Acting roles there included Prince Serpuhovsky in Tolstoy's Strider, Cyrano in Cyrano de Bergerac, and Sigmund Freud in Fräulein Dora. In the mid 1980s, Lederer lived in a fishing village called La Herradura on the coast of southern Spain. In the months following he wrote his first book, Nothing Lasts Forever Anymore (published Barcelona, 1999). In 2009, Lederer founded the Dubrovnik Shakespeare Festival in Dubrovnik, Croatia, and remains its Artistic Director. He is co-founder of Safe Haven Museum in Oswego, New York. Lederer's play Mundo Overloadus premiered at New York's PS122 in 2010. His book The Great Game: Berlin-Warsaw Express and Other Stories was published in Berlin 2012. His first full-length novel, Cadaqués, was published by PalmArtPress in February 2014.Author City: BERLIN GER