The Neukom Institute for Computational Science at Dartmouth College has announced the shortlist for the 2021 Neukom Institute Literary Arts Award for Playwriting:
- “Some of Us Exist in the Future”, Nkenna Akunna
- “Roll Play”, Julia Blauvelt
- “NOISE: A Teenage Panic Attack on National Themes”, Ezra Brain & J. Andrew Norris
- “Omen Road to Starrville”, Erik Champney
- “BETA”, Christian Durso
- “Meet You at the Galaxy Diner”, Gina Femia
- “Edit Annie”, Mary Glen Fredrick
- “wad”, Keiko Green
- “UX”, Jason Gray Platt
- “Bounded in a Nutshell”, Jason C. Stuart
- “The Moderate”, Ken Urban
- “Atlas, the Lonely Gibbon”, Deborah Yarchun
The award considers works that address the question, “What does it mean to be a human in a computerized world?” The winner will receive $5,000 and “support for a two-stage development process with workshops at VoxLab and Northern Stage.” Results will be announced in Spring 2021.
For more information, see the Neukom Institute website.
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