professional affiliations 

The Dramatists Guild

 Working Title Playwrights 

National New Play Network/New Play Exchange

 playwriting experience 

Full-Length Plays


  • Recipient of 2019 Gene Gabriel Moore Playwriting Award

  • Full Production, Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, GA (November 13 - December 9, 2018)

  • Recipient of Reiser Grant for New Work, Alliance Theatre

  • 2017 Semi-Finalist, O’Neill Playwriting Conference

Lady Parts

  • 2020 Semi-Finalist, O'Neill Playwriting Conference

  • Selected for Unexpected Play Festival, Theatrical Outfit, February 2020

  • Recipient, First Light Series, Working Title Playwrights, January 2020

Ten-Minute Plays


  • 5X7 Monologue Project, Synchronicity Theatre, December 2019

  • MoJo Theater Festival: Atlanta, GA, July 2019


  • Homing, commissioned by Alabama Shakespeare Festival's 22 Playwrights Project, April 2020

  • Trailers, commissioned by MultiShades Atlanta, June 2019


2000, 1992  Cottages at Hedgebrook, Langley, WA, Fiction residency 

1993  Hambidge Arts Center, Rabun Gap, GA, Fiction residency

 additional information

Faculty, Emory University, Department of Theater Studies, 2002 - present


© 2020 Mary Lynn Owen