Evan Guilford-Blake has written some 40 produced plays for adults and young audiences, which have been produced in the U.S., Canada, England, Israel, and Australia. He has won 42 playwriting competitions including the Eamon Keane Award; the Tennessee Williams Competition, twice (he is the only playwright who has done so); the NETC/Aurand Harris Award for Telling William Tell, published by YouthPLAYS; and the East Valley Children's Theatre 2012 competition for The Bluebird Prince, published by Pioneer Drama Service; as well as numerous awards for his short fiction and poetry. Thirty of his plays have been published.
Mr. Guilford-Blake has taught playwriting and drama. He is a "Distinguished Resident Playwrights Emeritus" of Chicago Dramatists, and a Dramatists Guild member. He is also the author of a novel, Noir(ish), published by Penguin, and the story collection American Blues, forthcoming from Holland House.
He and his wife, freelance writer and jewelry designer Roxanna Guilford-Blake, live in the Atlanta area with their two lovable, dumb-as-dirt doves, Quill and Gabriella. More information about his work, and samples of it, are available at his website: www.guilford-blake.com/evan