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Playwright Night


Event date: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Event Location

493 Prince Ave.
Athens, GA 30601

Join Avid Bookshop for a night of literary revelry as we highlight Athens' playwrights! This event will take place Wednesday, April 18, from 6pm to 7pm at our Prince Ave. location. We will be working in tandem with Athens Playwrights' Workshop to present local playwrights who will be reading their short, original plays.

MEET THE PLAYWRIGHTS:

M Anteau has written That Which Dreams of the Maw in the Earth. They are a sequential art major at UGA studying comics and script writing.

Tameron Colbert is an undergraduate at the University of Georgia where he studies creative writing.

Avery Bufkin has written The Hanson Kid. Bufkin is an emerging writer and playwright from Atlanta, Georgia, currently studying economics and English at the University of Georgia. Their work has previously appeared in Cleaver Magazine.

Nathan Gehoski has written Things to Say When Picnicking on the Eastern Front. A PhD student at the University of Georgia and graduate of Eastern Michigan University's Creative Writing MA program, Nathan pursues an experimental approach to trauma and its affect in prose. Heavily influenced by the work of theorists like Michel Foucault and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, he struggles with ways to pressure or escape the confines of prescriptive or normalized representations within moments of trauma.

Scout Storey has written Barbarian. Storey is a playwright with an MFA from NYU Tisch School of the Arts' Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program and is currently a PhD student in Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Georgia. They specialize in Greek Theatre.

John Patrick Bray has written FIX. They are Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre and Film Studies at the University of Georgia. Read more about them at www.johnpatrickbray.com

ABOUT ATHENS PLAYWRIGHTS' WORKSHOP:

Athens Playwrights' Workshop (APW) is a non-curricular, writer-centered workshop comprising of students, faculty, staff, and members of our community. We meet on alternating Mondays during the academic year. Some of our members have had professional productions, some of our members have had university productions, and some of our members have never had a production (nor written a play!) but enjoy our creative camaraderie. For more information, please write to: jpbray@uga.edu.

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