Donja R. Love

Donja R. Love, Playwright

Photo by Serge Nivelle

Representative Plays:

Fireflies (2018)
Sugar in Our Wounds (2018) 


Donja R. Love is an Afro-Queer playwright, poet, and filmmaker. He's the 2017 Princess Grace Fellow, a Eugene O’ Neill 2017 National Playwrights Conference finalist, The Lark's 2016 Van Lier New Voices Playwriting Fellow, The Playwrights Realm’s 2016-2017 Writing Fellow, and the 2016 Arch and Bruce Brown Playwriting Award recipient. 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: The Love* Plays (Sugar In Our Wounds, Fireflies, In The Middle), and Soft; Or The Dead N---- Poem (New Dramatists Resident Playwright Semi-finalist). Select film work: Modern Day Black Gay (web series), and Once A Star (short film).

Source: New Dramatists


Interview with Theater Mania

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