6 articles found

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

Celebrating nature in writing

We hope you enjoy this issue’s stories about playwriting, role-playing, magical realism, the woes and wonders of a good editor, tips from paperback writers and much more about the life and craft of writers.

By Alicia Anstead | Published: March 17, 2015