Aleshea Harris is a playwright, poet and educator who received an MFA from California Institute of the Arts. Her work has been presented at the Costume Shop at American Conservatory Theater, Playfest at Orlando Shakespeare Theater, freeFall Theatre Company, VOXfest at Dartmouth, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Harriet Tubman Center for Social Justice, La Comédie de Saint-Étienne- National Drama Center in France, the Skirball Center, The Theatre @ Boston Court, REDCAT and in the 2015 anthology, The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop. Harris is a MacDowell Fellow and winner of the 2016 Relentless Award from the American Playwriting Foundation for Is God Is.


Alexander Borinsky is a playwright, born in Baltimore in 1986.


Daaimah Mubashshir is a New York City playwright by way of Chicago and Houston. Her work has been developed by JACK, The Bushwick Starr, The Fire This Time Festival and others.  Daaimah is a member of New Georges and Clubbed Thumb’s Early-Career Writers’ Group.


Will Arbery is a playwright + performer + filmmaker from Texas + Wyoming. His work has been developed at Clubbed Thumb, EST/Youngblood, The Bushwick Starr, The New Group, and Ojai Playwrights Conference. He grew up the only boy among seven sisters.