OWEN LEVY is the author of two well-received novels, the seminal A Brother’s Touch, set in the early days of the Stonewall liberation movement, and Goodbye Heiko Goodbye Berlin plays out in the early turbulent days after the Fall of the Berlin Wall and move toward German Reunification.
A Fellow of both the Edwin MacDowell Colony and Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, for many years active as a New York press agent representing shows on and off-Broadway, institutional theaters, as well as night clubs, personalities and independent film.
As Berlin-based correspondent for international trades Variety and Billboard covered the German film and music industries. Was documentations editor for the European Film Academy master classes and a longtime editor/reviewer for the annual Berlin International Film Festival screening guide.
A full length play Monster was given staged readings at the New Federal Theater, and another play, Babes in Berlin, was given staged readings at New York’s Westbeth Theater Center. A two-character one act play, All Night Long was a finalist in Tennessee Williams Playwriting Competition. Currently working on several projects.
A native New Yorker, born in Harlem and raised in Brooklyn, graduated from Hunter College with a B.A in English Literature. After residing for nearly two decades in Berlin, Germany, currently residing in Manhattan. Accidental eyewitness to the Stonewall uprising and the Fall of the Berlin Wall.