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


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

  • Recipient of Reiser Grant for New Work, Alliance Theatre (Spring 2017)

  • Semi-Finalist, O’Neill Playwriting Conference (2017)

Lady Parts

  • Staged Reading scheduled for January 2020, Working Title Playwrights

Ten-Minute Plays


  • Commissioned by MoJo Theatre Festival, Atlanta, GA (June 2018)

  • Produced by MoJo Theater Festival: Atlanta, GA (July 2018)

 awards, residencies 

2020  Winner, First Light Reading Series, Working Title Playwrights, Lady Parts

2019  Suzi Award Nominee, Outstanding World Premiere, Knead (awards announced November)

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  Teaching Grant, Emory University Center for Engaged Learning

© 2018 Mary Lynn Owen