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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

Words, words, words

William Shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. To celebrate his 450th birthday this month, we asked seven scholars and novelists what writers can learn from reading the Bard.

Published: April 1, 2014