Will Dunlap

Will Dunlap grew up in Indiana, studied music at the University of Michigan, and spent three years as a fellow at the James A. Michener Center for Writers. His work has received the Keene Prize for Literature, appeared in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, and was chosen for inclusion on a program of “Arts and Letters Live” at the Dallas Museum of Art. A devotee of historical fiction, he recently set aside his long-suffering Civil War-era novel to complete a libretto for American composer William Cooper. The opera, Hagar and Ishmael, premieres in November, 2012.

Work by Will Dunlap

Will Dunlap

Martyr Ape

Bungaboo Kana cannot know the story his life will inspire, cannot see out of that hot cab filled with sound to the well-lit stage where Richard Dreyfuss will accept an Academy Award for his portrayal of a big-hearted ape mailman.

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