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Me and Orson Welles Film

What's New

Robert will be speaking about writing Me and Orson Welles and the creation of the film at the Metuchen Public Library on August 21 at 7PM. The library is located at 480 Middlesex Ave in Metuchen, New Jersey.

Richard Linklater's film of Me and Orson Welles will be screened in its entirety the following week at the library, August 28 at 7:30PM. A question-and-answer session with Robert will take place after the film. Admission is free. Hope to see you there!

Read "Walking Life": Robert's essay about small-town life, written for the debut issue of The Metuchen Mirror.

The Unholy Three
THE UNHOLY THREE—Robert took this photograph of his collaborators on the Mary Astor's Purple Diary musical. Pictured here are composer Michael Garin, director Carl Andress, and illustrator Edward Sorel.

Robert has lunch with celebrated illustrator Edward Sorel at the Century Club in New York City.


Arte Johnson
Arte Johnson performs two audiobooks by Robert Kaplow.

Robert's original screenplay Blue Moon has been optioned by Detour Filmproductions.

Actor/comedian Arte Johnson reads the opening of "The Cat Who Killed Lilian Jackson Braun." ©Phoenix Books and Audio

Actor/comedian Arte Johnson reads the opening of "Who's Killing the Great Writers of America?" ©Phoenix Books and Audio

NJ Education Assoc Award of Excellence

Robert receives the Award of Excellence from the New Jersey Education Association

Praise from Academy Award nominee Marshall Curry!

Read filmmaker David Greenberg's appraisal of Me and Orson Welles

Rutgers Girl

Hear the opening of Robert's work-in-progress: Rutgers Girl: Naked in Italy, read by actress Jennywren Walker; recording produced by Michael Townsend.