Professional Directions: Playwright & Novelist Kia Corthron

Kia Corthron

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When: Friday, March 23, 12:00 p.m.

Where: Green Room, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts

Kia Corthron’s plays have premiered in New York, regionally and internationally. For her body of work for the stage, she has been awarded the Windham Campbell Prize for Drama, USArtists Jane Addams Fellowship, McKnight National Residency, Simon Great Plains Playwright Award, Otto Award for Political Theatre, Lee Reynolds Award, and others. Her debut novel, The Castle Cross the Magnet Carter, was the winner of the 2016 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.

This talk is part of the Cornell University Department of Performing and Media Arts' Professional Directions speaker series and is free and open to the public.