FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, PRIZES, RESIDENCIES

2917 • NYSCA Individual Artists Commission for Sound House

2017 • Venturous Capital Fund Grant for Sound House

2017–18 • New Victory LabWorks Residency for The Sweetest Life

2017 • Hudson Opera House Residency for Niagara, with Bobby Previte & Daniel Fish

2017 • Mahogany Opera Group's Various Stages Residency for In a Grove, a new opera with music by Chris Cerrone

2016 • BRICLab residency, Bric House, Brooklyn, for The Sweetest Life

2015–2016 • New Georges Audrey Residency for Sound House, a new play

2015 • Map Fund grant for The Long Walk, American Lyric Theater

2015 • New Music USA grant for The Long Walk, Opera Saratoga

2015 • Opera America Audience Development Grant for The Long Walk, American Lyric Theater

2015 • Aaron Copeland Fund Supplemental Program Grant for The Long Walk, American Lyric Theater

2015 • NYSCA Individual Artists Commission for The Long Walk (libretto) 

2015 • Skidmore Faculty Development Grant, research for Sound House at Goldsmith's University, London

2014–15 • Howard Foundation Fellowship in playwriting c/o Brown University, for Sound House, a new play

2014 •  The Kilroys List nomination, The Secret Lives of Coats

2013 • Repertoire & Development grant for The Long Walk, commissioned by ALT, Opera America, Opera Fund

2012 • Arts Council England development grant to support 2-week workshop of Tally Ho

             at London’s Roundhouse Studio

2012 • Skidmore Faculty Development Grant to support Roundhouse Tally Ho workshop in London

2011—2015 • American Lyric Theater’s Composer Librettist Development Program: Resident Artist

2011 • Playwrights Center Core Writer Alumni Fund grant, to support a reading of The Secret Lives of Coats

2011 • Skidmore Faculty Development Grant, to support a reading of The Secret Lives of Coats

2010 • Anna Sosenko Assist Trust grant, to support a reading of The Secret Lives of Coats

2010 • Resident Artist, Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington, The Secret Lives of Coats

2009 • Greenwall Foundation for Red Fly/Blue Bottle

2009 • Tobin Fund for Design for Red Fly/Blue Bottle

2009 • Mid-Atlantic Arts Fund for Red Fly/Blue Bottle

2008 • Finalist, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, What the Moon Saw

2008 • New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) Individual Artists Theater Commission

               for the libretto for Red Fly/Blue Bottle

2007 • New York State Music Fund grant for Red Fly/Blue Bottle

2007 • Howard Foundation Fellowship, finalist

2006–2009 • Playwrights Center: Core writer

2006–2009 • HERE Artists Residency Program, resident artist for Red Fly/Blue Bottle, NYC

2005 • Finalist, Humana Festival 10-minute play contest for "The Polish Doorman"

 1997–2004 • New Dramatists: 7-year residency

2004 • Pew Charitable Trust Philadelphia Theater Initiative project grant for The Street of Useful Things,

            Act II Theater

2004 • Joe Callaway Award: New Dramatists

2002/03 • Finalist, O'Neill Playwrights Conference & Shenandoah Playwrights Retreat,

            The Street of Useful Things

2002/03 • Finalist, New Harmony and Sundance, The Hotel Carter

2001 • O'Neill Playwrights Conference & Shenandoah Playwrights Retreat: Finalist, The World Speed Carnival

2000 • Frederick Loewe Award: The Hotel Carter, Jenny Giering, composer, Joe Calarco, director

2000 • Walter E. Dakin Fellow in Playwriting: Sewanee Writers’ Conference, Sewanee, TN, 

2000 • Tennessee Williams Fellow: Playwright in residence, University of the South, Sewanee, TN

1999 •  Jerome Fellowship Alaternate

1999 • Whitfield-Cook Prize: for Eloise & Ray (New Dramatists award for best then-unproduced play) 

1997–1998 • Mabou Mines Suite/Resident Artists Lab: developed The Hotel Carter, music-theater work, PS 122

1992 • Hedgebrook: Writer in residence, Washington State

1996 • New York Foundation for the Arts: fellowships in fiction,

1995 • National Endowment for the Arts: Opera/Musical Theater New American Works: Far Sea Pharisee

1993 • The Macdowell Colony: Fellow, Peterborough, New Hampshire

1992 • Hedgebrook: Writer in residence, Washington State

1992 • The Writer's Voice Open Voice & New Voice Awards for fiction, finalist

1991 • New York Foundation for the Arts: Fellowship in fiction