Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 10:39PM
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On the cusp of 96, member Irene Backalenick ( writes: “I no longer get to theater as often as I once did, though I still occasionally review. I have, however, turned to a new genre - poetry - and have recently had my first two books of poems published. Also, my poems have appeared in various literary journals.” You can find Rueful Reflections - Books 1 & 2 on (not to mention her 1988 book East Side Story: Ten Years With the Jewish Repertory Theatre).

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