Griselda Steiner is a free-lance writer, dramatist, and poet living in New York City. She has written plays and a screenplay that have been given readings in various venues. She continues to publish on aspects of the arts for numerous magazines and online. Her poetry has appeared in literary journals and she performed her work recently at the downtown 92YTribeca café. In the fall of 1968 she was asked by John Wilcox of Other Scenes to interview Rip Torn on his role in the Maidstone. Another version of the interview appeared in Filmmakers Newsletter in 1971.