Oscar-winning Writer of "On Golden Pond" Talks About His Debut Novel
Apr 06, 2023 5:30 PM
Ernest Thompson
Oscar-winning Writer of "On Golden Pond" Talks About His Debut Novel

Ernest Thompson’s work has won an Academy Award, two Golden Globes, Writers Guild and Broadway Drama Guild Awards and been nominated for a Tony, an Emmy and a British Academy Award. His plays have been seen in theatres around the world, his most enduring, On Golden Pond, translated into 30 languages and presented in more than 40 countries. Current projects include the film sequel to On Golden Pond, the plays Some Parts Missing and Ask/Answer and the novel Out Clause coming in 2023.  With his writer wife Kerrin Thompson, born in Fall River, he established Rescind Recidivism, a prison writing program giving inmates a chance to feel creative as well as human, capable and worthy.

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