Brighde Mullins

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Brighde Mullins
Born
EducationUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas (BA)
Yale University (MFA)
University of Iowa (MFA)
OccupationPlaywright and Poet

Brighde Mullins is an American playwright and poet.

Biography[edit]

She graduated from the Yale School of Drama (Playwriting) and the Iowa Writers' Workshop of the University of Iowa (Poetry), with MFAs.

She taught at San Francisco State University, Brown University, Harvard University, CalArts, and currently teaches at University of Southern California where she is also the director of USC's Master of Professional Writing Program.[1] In 2012, she was awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship.[2]

She is a Usual Suspect at New York Theatre Workshop,[3] and is a Core Member of the Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis. In 2014 she was awarded a residency at the Rauschenberg Foundation on Captiva Island.

Awards[edit]

Residencies[edit]

Plays[edit]

  • Pathological Venus, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York, 1989 (published in Lucky 13. University of Nevada Press. 1995. ISBN 978-0-87417-263-8.)
  • Increase, La MaMa, New York, 1990
  • Meatless Friday, Women's Project, New York, 1993 (one-act play)
  • Baby Hades (published in the Alaska Quarterly Review, Spring 1996
  • Topographical Eden, Magic Theatre, San Francisco, 1997 (published in International Theatre Forum Issue 12)
  • Monkey in the Middle, New York University, 1999 (published by Playscripts)
  • Fire Eater, Tristan Bates Theatre, London, 1999
  • Click, Humana Festival, Louisville KY, 2000
  • Those Who Can, Do, Clubbed Thumb, New York, 2004 (published by Playscripts)[4]
  • Where Dante Would Put the Bush, Flea Theater, New York, 2004 (one-act play)

Poems[edit]

Dramaturgy[edit]

Anthologies[edit]

  • Harold Bloom, David Lehman, eds. (1998). The Best of the Best American Poetry 1988-1997. Scribner. ISBN 978-0-684-84279-0.
  • A. R. Ammons, David Lehman, eds. (1994). The Best American Poetry 1994. Simon & Schuster. ISBN 978-0-671-89948-6.

Essays[edit]

  • Steven Earnshaw, ed. (2007). "Writing for the Stage". The Handbook of Creative Writing. Edinburgh University Press. ISBN 978-0-7486-2135-4.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://college.usc.edu/news/stories/465/brighde-mullins-to-lead-mpw-program/
  2. ^ Brighde Mullins Guggenheim page: "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-04-18. Retrieved 2012-04-12.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-08-28. Retrieved 2009-08-28.
  4. ^ https://www.brown.edu/Facilities/Theatre/btprep/twcd.htm

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