And when I arrived, a full head of blonde hair ( I was thirteen weeks over due) and there, behind a green hospital mask, there was Sergei holding a cigarette. He put the cigarette in my baby mouth, between my glossy lips, and lit it for me and my fresh pink lungs felt the warm, brown smoke and it was the best cigarette that anyone ever had.
– excerpt from I Am Marilyn by Byron Fast
Since his failed attempt at becoming an actor Byron has positioned himself safely and comfortably behind the computer screen. He has written for the stage, TV and independent film/video. His work has been shown locally and around the world. He’s okay about not being an actor.