Evan Gulford-Blake

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Evan Guilford-Blake is the author of about 35 produced plays which have received more than 120 productions across the U.S., in Canada, Australia, the UK and Israel. He has won 31 playwriting competitions (among them: the Utah PlayFest for Ceremonies of Prayer [published by Heartland Plays]; the Aurand Harris/New England Theatre Conference and the Jackie White Memorial awards for Telling William Tell [TYA Scripts]; and the Texas Nonprofit Theatres and Saints and Sinners competitions for Nighthawks [neoNuma Arts]. He is the only two-time winner of the Tennessee Williams one-act competition, for The Night Cafe in 1992, and Tio’s Blues in 2009. Playscripts publishes The Firebird and True Magic; Eldridge has recently issued Tales from Beatrix Potter; and four of his other plays will be issued during 2010.
He has also won numerous awards for his short stories and children's material. Evan has stories in recent anthologies from Adams Media and Outrider Press and short fiction on the web at  and .
He is Resident Playwright emeritus as Chicago Dramatists and a member of the Dramatists Guild. He and his wife (and inspiration), freelance writer and jewelry designer Roxanna Guilford-Blake, live in the Atlanta area.

Author's Plays