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Steven Dietz is a writer who has built his reputation exclusively on his plays. He has published several articles about the theater and writing in American Theatre Magazine and the Los Angeles Times. Several of his plays have been translated into other languages: Private Eyes into French, German, and Slavic; Dracula into Japanese; Handing Down the Names into German; and Lonely Planet into Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, and French. Motion picture rights for Trust were optioned in 1993 by True Pictures, New York, and rights for Still Life with Iris were optioned by Flatiron Films in 1999.