James DeVita

James DeVita

James DeVita is an author, actor, and theater director. He has published numerous plays and three award-winning novels for young readers, including The Silenced. The recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship, his playwriting has been widely acknowledged by the American Alliance of Theater and Education and others. A member of The Dramatists Guild and Actor’s Equity Association, DeVita is a core company member and literary manager at the American Players Theater, a professional classical repertory company in Spring Green, Wisconsin.

Books by James DeVita

Young Readers
A Novel
James DeVita

Marena struggles to remember what life was like before the Zero Tolerance Party installed listening devices in every home and eliminated difference. But when the new Minister of Education cracks down in her school, Marena decides it’s finally time to fight back, embarking on a campaign of life-affirming civil disobedience.

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