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Stephanie Alison Walker

Stephanie began writing plays while working for a Tony Award-winning Broadway producer in Chicago. She has since won multiple awards herself including the Francesca Primus Prize (American Theatre Critics Association,) the Generations Prize (Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company,) the Blue Ink Award (American Blues Theater) and World’s Best Mom (self-appointed.) She specializes in nuanced and complex stories, dark comedy, personalization of the political and historical drama. Her plays include The Madres, The Abuelas, Friends With Guns, The Ordeal of Water, The Art of Disappearing, Sophia Hayden Deserves Better and more. Her work has been produced across the U.S. and abroad in Mexico, India, Australia and South Africa. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild, the Antaeus Playwrights Lab and Honor Roll! – an advocacy and action group of women+ playwrights over forty whose aim is to significantly increase inclusion and representation on stage and in the theatrical canon. In addition to writing plays, she is currently adapting Friends with Guns as a feature, continuing to develop her television pilots, writing a novel that is a mashup of the spy and chick lit genres while raising two spirited boys. Stephaniealisonwalker.com

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