Artist Bio

Kimberly Dixon-Mays

(Bio as of February 2022)

Kimberly Dixon-Mays (Playwright) is a poet, playwright and sometimes performer. In addition to various readings and productions, her play (Nine) was a featured reading for Congo Square Theatre Company’s 2019 August Wilson New Play Initiative, and a semi-finalist for the 2019 Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference. She was also a semi-finalist for the 2020 National Black Theatre I Am Soul Playwright Residency. Kimberly is a former Tutterow Fellow with Chicago Dramatists, and one of its current Resident Playwrights. She holds a B.A. from Yale, M.A. from UCLA, and Ph.D. from Northwestern.