2023 Blue Ink Award Winner Announced

2023 Blue Ink Award Winner Announced

Congratulations to Kristoffer Diaz, winner of the 2023 Blue Ink Award for Things With Friends. As part of the award, Diaz receives a $2,500 cash prize, a staged reading at American Blues Theater, and the opportunity to further develop his script with our artists....
THE REAPERS ON WOODBROOK AVENUE

THE REAPERS ON WOODBROOK AVENUE

Winner of the 2022 Blue Ink Award for playwriting. Spanning decades, this heartrending play explores the complex relationship between three generations of women: Loretta Reaper, a middle-aged Black woman, her grown spitfire daughter, Nell, and her starry-eyed...
2022 Blue Ink Award Online Library

2022 Blue Ink Award Online Library

We’re proud to announce the 2022 Blue Ink Award to The Reapers on Woodbrook Avenue by Mardee Bennett. Featured finalists include Gina Femia (Staff Retreat), Rachel Lynett (White People By the Lake), Matthew Paul Olmos (a home what howls (or the house what...
2022 Blue Ink Award Winner Announced

2022 Blue Ink Award Winner Announced

Congratulations to Mardee Bennett, winner of the 2022 Blue Ink Award for The Reapers on Woodbrook Avenue. As part of the award, Bennett receives a $2,500 cash prize, a staged reading at American Blues Theater, and the opportunity to further develop his script with our...

2021 Blue Ink Playwriting Festival

We’re proud to announce the 2021 Blue Ink Playwriting Award to Refugee Rhapsody by Yussef El Guindi. Featured finalists include An Educated Guess by Juan Alfonso, The Machine by Matthew Libby, The Good Samaritan by Wendy MacLeod, and The Buzzer by chandra...
2021 Blue Ink Award Winner Announced

2021 Blue Ink Award Winner Announced

Congratulations to Yussef EI Guindi¬†the winner of the 2021 Blue Ink Award for playwriting. El Guindi’s play, Refugee Rhapsody, was selected from a pool 820 submissions. As part of the award, El Guindi receives a $2,000 cash prize and virtual reading with...