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Norman Allen

Norman Allen is an essayist and award-winning playwright whose work has been commissioned and produced by theaters ranging from the Kennedy Center in his hometown of Washington, D.C. to the Karlin Music Theatre in Prague. His commentary has been published by The Washington Post, broadcast by WAMU-FM, and can be found online at Tin House, OnFaith, Howlround, and others. Read more of his work on his website.


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June 17, 2012

The Quiet Man

If St. Francis is right, and our actions speak louder than our words, then you might say this man's father was never quiet. A lovely essay on this Father's Day.