Jen Silverman is a New York-based writer. Her plays include Witch, Collective Rage: A Play in Five Betties…, The Roommate, The Moors, and Wink. They are published by Concord Theatricals (US), Oberon Books (UK), and S. Fischer Verlage (Germany), and have been produced in the US, Europe, Australia, and the UK. Jen is a member of New Dramatists, an affiliated writer with the Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis, and a two-time MacDowell Colony fellow. Jen is also the author of The Island Dwellers, a collection of interlinked stories published by Random House and longlisted for the 2019 PEN America Literary Awards. Her debut novel We Play Ourselves was recently published by Random House, featured in the NY Times, selected by O Magazine as an “LGBTQ Book That Will Change the Literary Landscape” and by Harpers Bazaar as one of the “20 Best LGBTQ Books of 2021.” It is published in the UK, Australia, and NZ by Atlantic Books. Her poems, stories, and essays have appeared in Vogue, The Paris Review, Ploughshares, The Gettysburg Review, The Sun, and LitHub among others. Jen also writes for TV and film.
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Affiliated writer Jen Silverman's Witch announced as a part of Huntington Theatre Company's 2020-21 season.
Jen Silverman named one of the Top 20 Most-Produced Playwrights of the 2019-20 Season by American Theatre.