Playwright & Screenwriter
Kevin is an award-winning playwright originally from North Dakota. He holds degrees from the University of Minnesota (BA, History & Philosophy ’03) and the University of Texas at Austin (MFA, Creative Writing, Michener Fellow ’13). He lives in New York City.
Kevin first studied playwriting at the Royal Court’s young writers program and has received both the Jerome and Michener fellowships as well as a number of awards and scholarships, including the UK International Student Playscript (COYOTE), the Kernodle and the Southwestern Playwriting awards (DREAM OF PERFECT SLEEP) and the Sewanee and Kenyon playwriting scholarships. He has been a finalist for numerous awards, including the Yale Drama Series (THEN WAVES), the Pen Center USA (THEN WAVES, WOLF CRY WOLF) and the Princess Grace (DREAM OF PERFECT SLEEP) awards. His drama DREAM OF PERFECT SLEEP was nominated for an Offie and is available from Oberon. His work has appeared in the UK and US at theatres and organizations including the Finborough, History Theatre, the Living Theatre, Page 73, the Playwrights’ Center, Red Eye and Theatre503.
He’s currently at work on a television project, adapting his play IF YOU START A FIRE [BE PREPARED TO BURN]. He also hosts a podcast called Righteous Yammer.
Kevin is represented by Max Grossman at Abrams.