DONJA R. LOVE Playwright
Donja R. Love is an AfroQueer playwright, poet and filmmaker from Philadelphia. He’s the recipient of the 2018 Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award, the 2017 Princess Grace Playwriting Fellow, a Eugene O’ Neill 2017/2018 National Playwrights Conference finalist, The Lark’s 2016 Van Lier New Voices Playwriting Fellow and The Playwrights Realm’s 2016–17 Writing Fellow. His work has been developed at Manhattan Theatre Club, Rising Circle Theatre, The Lark and The Playwrights Realm. He’s the co-founder of The Each-Other Project, an organization that helps build community and provide visibility, through art and advocacy, for LGBTQ People of Color. Select stage-plays include a trilogy which explores queer love during pivotal moments in Black History, The Love* Plays (Sugar in Our Wounds, Fireflies, In the Middle) and soft. Training: Juilliard.