plays, poems, prose, essays


Native Atlantan R. Cary Bynum has been involved with theatre and literary activities for many years. A former publisher, Bynum writes poetry, prose, and is the author of 18 produced plays.

His published volumes include: Night Streetcars: City Poems, Poems Beyond (2016); Woodhall Stories (2014); Reunion in Thera & Other Stories (2012); Sea Vigil: Poems (2008); The Chinaberry Tree & Other poems (2002); Six Short Plays (1993); Cabbagetown: 3 Women, adaptation for oral history play (1984).

He and his wife — Atlanta Actor-Director Brenda Bynum — founded and co-directed The Southern Poets Theatre from 1974 until 1987. This endeavor pioneered several innovations, including techniques of oral history theatre.

Bynum has a BFA from the University of Georgia and MA from the City University of New York. He is currently a member of The Dramatists Guild of America.

Welcome to My Website!

For further details on my published works and produced plays, please go to Section Two. For further details on my unpublished and unproduced work, please go to Section Three. For further links, references, and sources, please go to Section Four.

Contact me at rcbynum@comcast.net.

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August 2016

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