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novelist , playwright , poet

Helene Liberman Dworzan, American writer, poet, playwright. Recipient Short Story award, Dial Press, 1953, Prairie Schooner prize, 1978; Novel grant, Material Jewish Claims against Germany, 1961. Member of Dramatists Guild, Authors League America.


Dworzan, Helene Liberman was born on March 13, 1925 in Paris. Arrived in United States, 50, naturalized, 52. Daughter of Ansjel and Rebecca Liberman.


Came to the United States, 1950, naturalized, 1952. Student Lycee Victor Hugo, Paris, 1937-1943, New School for Social Research, 1952-1953. Bachelor, Richmond College, 1974.


1 son, Patrice Olivier. Married second, Donald H. Reiman, 1975. Translator, Robin International/Cinerama, New York City, 1954-1959.

Freelance translator National Broadcasting Company, 1962-1972. Associate editor Chelsea, literature review, 1970-1981. Teacher French, Language Institute, New York City, 1970-1973, Riverdale Country School, New York City, 1973-1986.

Founder, director Continuum, poetry and fiction readings, 1970-1976.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (novels) Le Temps de la Chrysalide, 1957. Co-editor (with Donald H. Reiman): Shelley's Last Notebook, 1990.


Member of Dramatists Guild, Authors League America.


Married George R. Dworzan. 1 child Patrice Olivier. Married Donald H. Reiman, 1975.

Ansjel Liberman

Rebecca Liberman

Donald H. Reiman

George R. Dworzan

Patrice Olivier Dworzan