Artist Bio

Jen Silverman

(Bio as of December 2023)

Jen Silverman they/them (Creator and Text Curator) is a playwright, novelist, and screenwriter. Plays include: Spain (Second Stage Theater); The Moors (Yale Rep, Playwrights Realm); Collective Rage: A Play in 5 Betties (Woolly Mammoth, MCC Theater, Southwark Playhouse London); The Roommate (Humana Festival, Williamstown, Steppenwolf, etc); Witch (Writer’s Theatre, Geffen, Huntington), and Highway Patrol (Goodman). Books include the debut novel We Play Ourselves and story collection The Island Dwellers. Silverman wrote The Miranda Obsession as a narrative podcast for Audible, starring Rachel Brosnahan. Honors include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim. Silverman’s new novel There’s Going to be Trouble is upcoming from Random House in April 2024. They also write for TV and film.