Lary Bloom is an author, columnist, editor, teacher, playwright and lyricist. His newest book is the biography, Sol LeWitt: A Life of Ideas, to be published by Wesleyan University Press on April 2. His other books include The Writer Within, Letters From Nuremberg (with Christopher J. Dodd), The Test of Our Times (with Tom Ridge),, Lary Bloom’s Connecticut Notebook, and The Ignorant Maestro (with Itay Talgam).
His columns have appeared in the New York Times, Connecticut magazine, the Hartford Courant and other publications. He and Suzanne Levine founded Writing at the Mark Twain House and, with novelist Wally Lamb, Praiano Writers, a program on the Amalfi Coast of Italy. He has taught writing at Yale, Fairfield University, Trinity College and Wesleyan University. His plays include Wild Black Yonder, Worth Avenue and the musical A Woman of a Certain Age.