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for more than two decades, Jerome Weeks is the arts producer- reporter for KERA, the NPR/PBS station for Dallas-Fort Worth. Before that, he was the book columnist for The Dallas Morning News for ten years ...

And before that, he was the paper's theater critic for ten years. His writing has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Newsday, American Theatre magazine, Men's Vogue and Variety as well as on Studio 360 on NPR. Mr. Weeks was an entertainment reporter for the Houston Post and an associate editor for Third Coast magazine. He has won five Katie Awards, Texas' highest journalism prize, and two Lone Star Awards. He has appeared on C-SPAN's Booknotes and the PBS documentary, Sweet Tornado: Margo Jones and the American Theater, now available on DVD.

Mr. Weeks is a member of both the National Book Critics Circle and the American Theatre Critics Association. He hosted the theater critics' national convention in 1995.

Despite all that, he's a modest fellow. With good reason.

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October 3, 2006 7:24 PM |



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