Jack Grapes

  • Jack Grapes is an award-winning actor, playwright, poet and teacher. He is the author of 8 1/2 books of poetry, including the most recent THE NAKED EYE: NEW & SELECTED POEMS, 1987-2012: POEMS SO FAR SO FAR SO GOOD SO FAR TO GO; ALL THE SAD ANGELES; and WIDE ROAD TO THE EDGE OF THE WORLD. Jack also wrote and starred in CIRCLE OF WILL, a metaphysical comedy about the lost years of William Shakespeare, which won several theatre critic awards for Best Comedy and Best Performance by an Actor. He has been teaching classes and workshops in Method Writing for 40 years based on his books METHOD WRITING: THE FIRST FOUR CONCEPTS and ADVANCED METHOD WRITING: THE ART OF TONAL DYNAMICS.