After graduating from UCLA with a degree in English and a teaching credential, Bill Walthall returned to his hometown in Ventura County, California, to teach English and drama at Oxnard and Hueneme High Schools. Having spent a decade in the classroom, he took a year off to recharge his batteries, but was pulled into the private-sector rat race as a technology consultant.
As a former teacher, Bill knows how to bring Shakespeare to the students. He delivers lessons and interactive presentations in classroom visitations as well as workshops for teachers who are looking for ways to introduce and teach the best of the Bard.
fiction published by Grand Mal Press (Darker than Noir)
Bachelor of Arts, English; UCLA 1985 Single Subject Teaching Credential; UCLA 1986 currently working on a Masters in English through SNHU
In the last handful of years, he has rekindled his passion for literature and education. He launched his blog, The Bill / Shakespeare Project, where he brings not only a fun, accessible yet still scholarly approach to a play-by-play analysis of Shakespeare’s works, but also the latest and greatest in Willy Shakespeare headlines every week in his “This Week in Shakespeare” podcast.