Madeleine L’Engle

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American fiction writer Madeleine L’Engle (born 1918) is the accomplished author of numerous plays, poems, novels, and autobiographies for children and adults. She is perhaps best known for her children’s book, A Wrinkle in Time, written in 1962 and winner of the 1963 Newbery Medal for Children’s Literature. Two later works, A Wind in the… Read more »

Tracy Young

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Playwright PlayMakers: Director, Clybourne Park. Tracy Young is a theatre director and playwright. Tracy began her writing career developing several original plays with The Actors’ Gang in Los Angeles, including the musicals Hysteria (Ovation Award and PEN West Finalist), Euphoria (Ovation, LA Weekly and Garland Awards) and A Fairy Tale (Garland and GLAAD Image Awards)…. Read more »

Dipika Guha

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Playwright DIPIKA GUHA was born in Calcutta and raised in India, Russia, and the United Kingdom. She is the inaugural recipient of the Shakespeare’s Sister Playwriting Fellowship, a Hodder Fellow at the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton, and a Venturous Fellow with the Lark Play Development Center. Her plays include YOGA PLAY (South… Read more »

Lydia R. Diamond

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Award winning Plays include: Smart People, Stick Fly, Voyeurs de Venus, The Bluest Eye, The Gift Horse, Harriet Jacobs, The Inside, and Stage Black. Theatres include: Arena Stage, Cort Theatre (Broadway), Chicago Dramatists, Company One, Congo Square, Goodman Theatre, Hartford Stage, Huntington Theatre Company, Jubilee Theatre, Kansas City Repertory, Long Wharf, Lorraine Hansberry, McCarter, Theatre… Read more »

Thornton Wilder

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Thornton Wilder (1897-1975) was a novelist and playwright whose works celebrate the connection between the commonplace and the cosmic dimensions of human experience. He is the only writer to win Pulitzer Prizes for both drama and fiction: for his novel The Bridge of San Luis Rey, and two plays, Our Town and The Skin of… Read more »