Fred, in semi-retirement, writes novels and plays. Hence, the previously published Mendel and Morris and the current book. His scripted work includes The Forever Boys and The Lewis Sisters. His next work of fiction, Summer of ‘65 focuses upon four months in the life and times of a young woman, then eighteen, in 1965. Fred also continues to review professional theater in Connecticut and the Berkshires for talkinbroadway.com. He co-authored Muses in Arcadia: Cultural Life in the Berkshires. Fred enjoyed four decades as a community college and college professor—and directed 45 theater productions. He now teaches a small, lovely acting class through his local library. Fred and his wife, Betsy, live in Longmeadow, Massachusetts.