Bryan Doerries

Bryan Doerries is a writer, director, and translator located in New York. He is now the Artistic Director of Theater of War Productions, a company that offers theatrical readings of landmark plays and texts to frame community debates about important public health and social justice concerns. Doerries, a self-described enthusiast for ancient stories and their relevance to modern life, employs age-old methods to assist individuals and communities in healing from trauma and loss. He is the author of three books: The Theater of War: What Ancient Greek Tragedies Can Teach Us Now; Everything That You've Seen Here Is God, a graphic novelization of Homer's Odyssey told from the perspective of a US Marine returning home from Afghanistan; and The Odyssey of Sergeant Jack Brennan, a graphic novelization of Homer's Odyssey told from the perspective of a US Marine returning home from Afghanistan. He was named Public Artist in Residence for the City of New York and granted an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Kenyon College. www.theaterofwar.com is a website dedicated to the theater of war.