professional affiliations 

Playwriting Affiliate:  National New Play Network New Play Exchange

Member:  The Dramatists Guild; Working Title Playwrights; Actor’s Equity Association; SAG-Aftra

 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 2017 Reiser Grant for New Work, Alliance Theatre

  • 2017 Semi-Finalist, O’Neill Playwriting Conference

Lady Parts

  • 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

  • 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 

2002 - Present  Faculty, Emory University Theater Studies Department, Instructor of Acting

2017  Curator, Latinx Theater Festival, Emory University, Brave New Works Festival

2016, 2017  Teaching Grant, Emory University Center for Creativity 

2016, 2017, 2019  Teaching Grant, Emory University Center for Engaged Learning

© 2019 Mary Lynn Owen