Getting to Know a Beloved Writer You've Never Heard Of

Discovering the life and work of Norman Zierold

Norman Zierold was editor of Theatre Arts Magazine in New York City around 1960 when he needed an art director. Following a tip from a friend, Zierold phoned an up-and-coming artist. They spoke for a while, with Zierold explaining the position and what it paid. 

In the end, the artist decided it wasn’t the right move for them. “I don’t want to lock mysel…

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