is a poet and playwright from West Philly, and the Tow Playwright-in-Residence at Roundabout Theatre Company. His plays include Exception to the Rule (Roundabout Underground spring 2020), Incendiary (Goodman Theatre New Stages Festival fall 2019), Everybody Black (Actor's Theatre of Louisville Humana Festival 2019), and Tambo & Bones (Ojai Playwrights Conference) amongst others. Recent honors include: the 2019 Ollie Award, the Lorraine Hansberry Award and Mark Twain Award from The Kennedy Center, the 2018 Venturous Fellowship from The Lark, and a Cave Canem poetry fellowship. His first full-length collection of poetry, Patricide, was published in May 2019 from Button Poetry.
Mothers by Anna Moench is a work of brutal imagination and delicious humor that follows a group of mothers in an upper-middle-class Mommy-Baby Meetup. A Playwrights Realm production, it opens at The Duke on 42nd Street on September 25, 2019 and is slated to run through October 12th.