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Winnie Holzman: Main course

For this screenwriter and playwright, comedy is not a dessert. It’s part of the so-called point.

By Aubrey Everett | Published: March 1, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda: Use your space

Lin-Manuel Miranda is the Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist of “In the Heights.” He’s an actor and composer, who identifies as a writer.

By Alicia Anstead | Published: December 2, 2015

Doug Wright: I am my own scribe

Playwright Doug Wright  talks about  obsessions, legacy, outliers  and the creative freedom of crafting for the stage.

By Julie Krug | Published: April 18, 2015

What’s the big idea?

Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks goes after stories with a commitment to discovery and to the power of dreamy moments.

By Patti Hartigan | Published: March 17, 2015

Twofer

Writing partners share a special bond through respect and trust – despite challenges.

By Patti Hartigan | Published: February 17, 2015

The curious Cuse of Bates Motel

Screenwriter and showrunner Carlton Cuse on shaping TV stories, collaborating with a team, the writers’ room and the importance of a good lunch.

By Kinney Littlefield | Published: January 5, 2015