The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize established in 1978, is the largest and oldest playwriting prize for women+ writing for English-speaking theatre. Named for Susan Smith Blackburn (1935–1977), alumna of Smith College, who died of breast cancer.[1][2][3]

Winners

Special Commendation

Finalists

See also

References

  1. ^ Provata-Carlone, Mika. "A Coveted Prize, A Touching Tribute". Smith Alumnae Quarterly. Smith College. Retrieved 1 April 2021.
  2. ^ "Susan". blackburnprize.org. Retrieved 14 March 2021.
  3. ^ Alexis Greene; Emilie S. Kilgore; Marsha Norman (2006). Women writing plays. University of Texas Press. p. ix. ISBN 978-0-292-71325-3.
  4. ^ Andrew Gans (February 26, 2009). "British Playwright Moss Wins 2009 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize".
  5. ^ "Winner 2011". www.blackburnprize.org. Archived from the original on 2011-10-04.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-06-03. Retrieved 2014-04-20.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ Haigney, Sophie (March 4, 2019). "Jackie Sibblies Drury Wins Blackburn Prize for 'Fairview' ". New York Times. Retrieved 2019-04-07.
  8. ^ Clement, Olivia (Mar 2, 2020). "On Her 4th Time Nominated, Lucy Prebble Wins 2020 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize". Playbill. Retrieved Jun 30, 2020.
  9. ^ American theatre (Apr 7, 2021). "Erika Dickerson-Despenza Wins 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize".
  10. ^ Wiegand, Chris (Apr 11, 2022). "Benedict Lombe wins theatre prize for play 'celebrating Blackness in its fullness'".