Welcome to the website of JOEL FISHBANE, author, actor, playwright and man about town.


His fiction has been published in various journals and magazines. For more information,

peruse this website or just come find

Him—he’s in his mid-thirties and

usually wears a hat.






“A Place in the Country” receives a staged reading at Infinitheatre’s 2013 Pipeline Reading Series


“Grover” wins the the Georgia Theatre

Conference One Act Play Competition


“The Housekeeper’s Daughters” is among the

commended plays in the BBC International

Playwrighting Contest, 2012


New fiction in  Witness — now available!


Review of “Look, I Made a Hat” by Stephen Sondheim in Theatre Journal Vol 64


Review of “Seeds” by Annabel Soutar in Canadian Theatre Review #154


New fiction in Per Contra now available!


Joel Fishbane reveals dark secrets of the writing trade to the people at the One Big Umbrella blog


Proof that Joel has excellent taste in women on New England Review Digital





Listen to Joel…


….tell his tale of young love, smoke and (a lack of) bravery about how he was touched by someone else’s love story. Featured on CBC’s Wiretap!




“ The Three Apollos” now available from Eldridge Pubishing


 contact the author:    joel fishbane at hotmail dot com



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