Miriam Kalman Friedman
Dr. Miriam Kalman Friedman’s lifework focuses on telling women’s life stories. She has a PhD and taught English and creative writing at various universities, including University of Texas at Dallas, University of Houston, Sheridan College in Canada, Texas Christian University, and Tarrant County College, where she was Professor of English. Miriam has received fellowships from the American Association of University Women, the National Endowment of the Humanities, and the Salzburg Seminar in Global Knowledge. Currently, she writes plays, several of which have been produced in Houston community theater festivals. Her publications include a reprint of Claire Myers Spotswood Owens’ 1935 novel, The Unpredictable Adventure: A Comedy of Woman’s Independence; Rape, Incest, Battery: Women Writing Out the Pain; and Rivers of Light: The Life of Claire Myers Owens. She resides in Houston, Texas and is married to Dr. Robert Friedman, her high school sweetheart and true love.