Tim J. Lord
Affiliated Writer
Rockville, MD

Tim J. Lord is a native of St. Louis who has spent the last ten years in New York—five of them with his wife, the director Nicole A. Watson. His plays include We declare you a terrorist…, 11 Hills of San Francisco, PeloponnesusDown in the face of a God, and Fault & Fold. These and others have been seen at the Public Theater, Actors Theatre of Louisville, the Lark, Working Theater, the New Harmony Project, the Summer Play Festival, NNPN/Kennedy Center University Playwrights Workshop, Circle Rep, the Cutout Theatre, the Vagrancy, and most recently at the Barn Arts Collective. He has been a volunteer at the 52nd Street Project since 2012 and on staff there since 2014. Tim studied with Paula Vogel while living in Providence, RI, and is a graduate of UC San Diego's MFA playwriting program. 


Tim J. Lord will be the Spring 2021 playwright-in-residence at the William Inge Center for the Arts, living in William Inge's boyhood home and teaching playwriting to young writers in Southeast Kansas. More here.

The Lark's BareBones® program presents a workshop production of On Every Link a Heart Does Dangle; or Owed, directed by Meredith McDonough. The play, a radical reimagining of the Oedipus myth, was workshopped at PWC last year and will run at The Lark’s BareBones® Studio from May 10–19 2019. 

2017-2018 Jerome Fellow Tim J. Lord was selected as the first ever recipient of The Apothetae and Lark Playwriting Fellowship, with a cash prize of $40,000 plus additional funds for project-related and production expenses.