Amy Evans is a writer and educator based in Brooklyn, New York. Her plays include The Champion (TheatreSquared), Achidi J’s Final Hours (Finborough Theatre), Many Men’s Wife (Tricycle Theatre), The Next Question (HB Playwrights Foundation), The Big Nickel (Soho Theatre), The Most Unsatisfied Town (English Theatre Berlin International Performing Arts Center), and English-Free Zone (Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture). A recipient of a 2019 NYFA/NYSCA Fellowship in Playwriting, Amy is an alumna of Hedgebrook Women Writers’ Residency, BRICLab Performing Arts Residency (2008 and 2015), 651 Arts’ Artist Development Initiative, Berlin Kulturlabor Institute for Cultural Inquiry, Willapa Bay AiR Artists’ Residency, Quest University Writers’ Conference, and Interstate 73 Playwrights’ Group. She has written for Shelterforce Magazine, and her plays and poetry have appeared in anthologies and academic publications in Germany and in the UK. Current projects include Roadkill, or The Cottage on Mountain Lane, commissioned by Audible Emerging Playwrights initiative; Jet Fuel, an original play about sex, gender, and the construct of “fairness” in elite sports, inspired by the story of Olympic sprinter Caster Semenya; and a memoir, Protocol, an excerpt of which was joint winner of the 2020 Thornwillow Patron’s Prize. Amy holds an MA in Theatre Arts from Goldsmiths College, University of London, and she is currently on staff at The Juilliard School where she is assistant dean of Academic Affairs. (Photo by Erin Bell.)