Three emerging playwriting talents join poets and novelists in the $50,000 honor.
The Portland-based playwright will receive funding for five years.
She will receive an award of $10,000 for her play ‘in a word.’
Sixteen teams from TCG member theatres will receive funding to support audience development.
The awards recognize innovative business practices in the arts industry.
Suzan-Lori Parks, Tarell Alvin McCraney, and Thomas Bradshaw receive prizes in the drama category.
The selected fellows will teach courses and lead artistic projects with undergraduate students during two-year residencies.
Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas has selected three dramaturgical projects to fund.
The $25,000 prize goes to a play about gender expectations, to have its premiere next spring at Playwrights Horizons.
The residency will allow the artist and his company Theater of War to present 60 free theatrical events in all five boroughs.