Zelda Knapp is a playwright, blogger, poet, short fiction author, and occasional article scribe. She graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Drama and a minor in Creative Writing. She won the 2nd Annual LJ Idol Contest in 2009. Her plays include Butterflies,This is Hell, Something On Your Mind, and her solo show Evidence, which played at Theatre Row in NYC. She helps run a popular blog on Veronica Mars and Buffy the Vampire Slayer (yes, they're still relevant), Once More With Extreme Prejudice, as well as maintaining a blog of theater reviews and personal essays, A work unfinishing. Her short fiction and poetry have been published by Standard Culture, The Biscuit, along with her ebook, This Is What They Made It Out Of: tales from the end of the world, currently available on Amazon Kindle. Recently she has been collaborating with her father, Distinguished Professor Raymond Knapp, on several articles on musical theater.
Grab a sneak peek at some of the pages from Something on Your Mind, This is Hell, Butterflies, or Evidence.
Excerpts from Zelda's book, This Is What They Made It Out Of, as well as several short stories.
Going Postal: Collapsing time and space through sung letters in Broadway musicals, published by Studies in Musical Theatre, Vol. 11, No. 3, December 2017. Co-written with Raymond Knapp.
A work unfinishing
A collection theater reviews, personal essays, unpublishable poetry, and random acts of detective fiction.
Once More With Extreme Prejudice:
(Two Scoobies Return to Sunnydale;
Two Marshmallows Return to Neptune)
In which Zelda and her cohort Daniel rewatch Veronica Mars and Buffy the Vampire Slayer for the 3,000th time and blog about it (warning: spoilers galore)
Zelda guest posted a recap of an episode of Gilmore Girls.
The Puppet Treehouse
As WebSpider, Zelda ghostblogs on things puppety and nutritiony.(on hiatus)
for a touch of random in your day ...