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The Writers House


April 22-24: Naomi Wallace

April 22 EDT
Playwright Naomi Wallace will be the first Writer-in-Residence at the Writers House.

Her plays include In the Heart of America, Slaughter City, One Flea Spare,  The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek, Things of Dry Hours, The Fever Chart: Three Visions of the Middle East, And I and Silence, The Hard Weather Boating Party, and The Liquid Plain. In 2009, One Flea Spare was incorporated into the permanent répertoire of the French National Theater, the Comédie-Française. Only two American playwrights have ever been added to La Comédie’s repertoire in 300 years; the other was Tennessee Williams. Her awards include the the Windham Campbell Literature Prize, the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, an Obie Award,  the 2012 Horton-Foote Award for most promising new American play, and a MacArthur Fellowship. More information about events for the residency to come.

Read more about Naomi Wallace in The Guardian.

Last modified on Feb. 26th at 3:45pm by Danielle Jones-Pruett.