J. Weintraub is a writer, playwright, poet, and translator. A member of the Dramatists Guild, he has had radio plays produced by Scattered Sounds Productions, Whiskey Rebellion Theater, and Small Fish Radio Theatre (for the Atlanta Fringe Festival) and has had one-act plays produced by the Theatre-Studio and La Petite Morgue (New York City), Camino Real Playhouse (San Juan Capistrano, CA), Theatre One (Middleboro, MA), Black Box Theatre (Colorado Springs, CO), The Paw Paw (MI) Village Players, LowellArts (Lowell, MI), Fine Arts Assn. (Willoughby, OH), Gemco Players (Emerald, Australia), and the 2017 Short + Sweet Festival in Hollywood, CA, Chennai, India, Sydney, Australia, and Auckland, NZ; and in the Chicago area by Second City, Theatre of Western Springs, New American Folk Theatre, American Blues Theatre, Blank Page Theatre, Summer Place Theatre, Fourth Street Theater, Chicago Dramatists, Dandelion Theatre, AMSATT Productions, Three Cat Productions, and 8 Scribes. His fiction, poetry, and essays have been published in literary reviews and journals throughout the country, and many of his works have been anthologized. His translations from French and Italian have appeared in publications in the USA, the UK, and Australia, and in Spring 2018 his annotated translation of Eugène Briffault’s Paris à table: 1846 will be published by Oxford University Press.