Zipporah Porton


Welcome to Zipporah's site. Take a look around and you will see published articles, play synopses and information about her education and experience. 

Zipporah Porton is a playwright, reviewer, journalist and editor based out of Evanston, Ill. She has had articles published on a variety of Web sites (,, and her work has been featured in print publications (VenusZine, Green Business Quarterly, and CMA Today). She was also a contributor to Pool and Spa News and spent three years as the senior editor of Chicago Agent magazine. 

Zipporah was born and raised in Champaign, Ill. She received her BA in Art History and Film from Washington University in St. Louis. Zipporah later received an MFA in Playwriting from the University of Southern California's well-known School of Theatre.  

Though she works as a full-time Senior Writing Director at closerlook, inc., Zipporah still contributes to a number of publications on a freelance basis. She has written on a variety of topics, from pool cleaning to prostate cancer to movie reviews. Zipporah is always eager to take on new assignments. She is still an active playwright and a member of Writers Bloc Evanston. Please browse her Web site to learn more about her experience and skills. 

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For more information, or to discuss freelancing assignments, please e-mail Zipporah.