April 22-24: Naomi Wallace
Her plays include In the Heart of America, Slaughter City, One Flea Spare, The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek, Things of Dry Hours, The Fever Chart: Three Visions of the Middle East, And I and Silence, The Hard Weather Boating Party, and The Liquid Plain. In 2009, One Flea Spare was incorporated into the permanent répertoire of the French National Theater, the Comédie-Française. Only two American playwrights have ever been added to La Comédie’s repertoire in 300 years; the other was Tennessee Williams. Her awards include the the Windham Campbell Literature Prize, the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, an Obie Award, the 2012 Horton-Foote Award for most promising new American play, and a MacArthur Fellowship. More information about events for the residency to come.
Read more about Naomi Wallace in The Guardian.