laurence (Larry) Carr
Laurence Carr is a writer of plays, fiction and poetry. His novel, Pancake Hollow Primer, A Hudson Valley Story, published by Codhill Press, won first prize at the 2012 Next Generation Indie Book Awards for First Novel (under 80,000 words).
He is the anthology editor for Codhill Press (codhill.com): editor of Reflecting Pool: Poets and the Creative Process; co-editor of A Slant of Light: Contemporary Women Writers of the Hudson Valley (awarded five national and international prizes; see details under the link "Writing"), editor of Riverine: An Anthology of Hudson Valley Writers and the co-editor of WaterWrites: A Hudson River Anthology, all published by Codhill Press. His fiction and poetry has been published throughout the United States.
Over 20 of his plays and theatre pieces have been produced in New York City, regionally, and in Europe; they include Vaudeville, The Wakeville Stories, The Voyage of Mary C., 36 Exposures, Hamlet’s Lear and numerous one-acts. He received a B.F.A. from Ohio University and a Master’s Degree from The Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University. He teaches Dramatic and Creative Writing at SUNY, New Paltz where he was named a Teacher of the Year.