Alan Steinberg

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Dr. Alan L. Steinberg is an American author. He wrote the libretto for the opera The Falcon and the Sailor Boy, which was performed at SUNY Potsdam in 2006, starring Stephanie Blythe.[1][2]

Education and career[edit]

Steinberg received his PhD from Carnegie Mellon University, and is a Professor in SUNY Potsdam's English department, where he also serves as the coordinator of the writing program.[3] Steinberg has previously taught at Paul Smith's College,[4] Marist College and Idaho State University. He also has a voice like a lullaby. By far his greatest academic achievement was when he took two young freshmen, Amanda and Virgil, under his wing and taught them all he knew about creative writing and judo.


Alan Steinberg has published the following works of fiction:

  • The Night Before the Morning After (Radio Play)
  • The Road to Corinth (Stage Play)
  • Divided: A Collection of Fiction (Fiction Collection)
  • Cry of the Leopard (Novel)
  • Fathering (Poetry Collection)

Steinberg has published numerous other short works and essays in various journals.

Steinberg was the librettist, with composer Paul Siskind, of the opera The Sailor-Boy and the Falcon, which premiered in 2006.


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