The Pulitzer-winning author of ‘English’ and the Pulitzer finalists for ‘On Sugarland’ and ‘The Far Country’ gather to talk craft, language, expectation, and optimism.
The finalists are Aleshea Harris for ‘On Sugarland’ and Lloyd Suh for ‘The Far Country.’
Each award comes with a $75,000 prize and a residency at California Institute of the Arts.
Harris will receive a $30,000 commission and a six-week residency in Florida.
This year the annual award will be given to 20 playwrights in an effort to meet the immediate needs of writers.
From a vintage ‘Cinderella’ to the bracing ‘Is God Is,’ there’s something for every palate this week.
The Windham-Campbell Prize honors English-language writers all over the world at every stage of their careers.
Among the finalists are Dominique Morisseau, Celine Song, Aleshea Harris, Lucy Prebble, and Anne Washburn.
Commissions were awarded to Tori Sampson, David Adjmi, and Aleshea Harris, among others.
The other winners include TDF’s Accessibility Programs and the late Neil Simon. They will each receive $5,000.