Blue Ink Playwriting AwardThe winning play will be selected by the theater’s award-winning Ensemble. The winner of this annual competition will be awarded the Blue Ink Playwriting Award of $1,000 and receive a staged reading at American Blues Theater in Chicago.

The Blue Ink Playwriting Award was created in 2010 to support new work.  Competition rules are attached to this e-mail.  Submissions will be accepted by American Blues Theater until September 1, 2013.  Playwrights may only submit one (1) manuscript each year for consideration.

Previous winners include Elaine Romero’s Graveyard of Empires (2013), Christina Gorman’s American Myth (2012), and Stephanie Walker’s American Home (2011).  In addition we’ve named four (4) finalists and fourteen honorable mentions.

For more information about American Blues Theater, please visit our submission guidelines.

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