In addition to writing plays, Bary Ivker writes poetry, children’s stories, fiction, and scholarly works in the fields of literature and psychotherapy. His collages were exhibited at the Museum of Art in New Orleans and other venues. He plays piano/harpsichord and has performed as a member of several ensembles and as a soloist. He chants cantorial music and sings with the Alabama Symphony Choir. He dances to international folk, Contra, and Cajun music. He maintains a part-time practice as a clinical social worker. Previous publications include three volumes of poetry (Jewish Reel, Promised Land, and Sonata in F# Minor., ) a Passover Haggadah with 111 original illustrations, and an Annotated Anthology of 17th and 18th Century French Libertine Fiction. Hi is married to Frances Barbara, a practicing gynecologist. They have three children and nine grandchildren.