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Tuesday, July 3, 2012

The Accomplice

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Interim Writers, a collective based in Boston dedicated to the fostering and development of playwrights, is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for The Accomplice, IW's inaugural playwright residency.

Interim Writers Accomplice seeks to unite and support its member playwrights by incubating works in progress, encouraging writers during the creative process, providing a sounding board for ideas, and advocating for them in the theatre community. Members have the opportunity to contribute to and shape programming, hear their work out loud, and build lasting professional relationship with fellow playwrights and future collaborators.   With these endeavors, IW will advance efforts to establish Boston as a leading contributor to the national new play scene and be an accomplice to area playwrights.

How To Apply:

Send the following application materials in PDF format to submissions@interimwriters.com

  1. A finished play you consider to be your best work, preferably one full-length play.  Two short plays are also acceptable (minimum of 20 pages).
  2. Resume or CV
  3. A letter of interest stating what you hope to get out of the group and what you can contribute
  4. Finalists will be asked to meet the IW team for an interview
  5. The collective will meet twice monthly in Boston. Selected playwrights must attend at least 75% of the meetings. If you are unwilling or unable to make this commitment, please do not apply.
  6. Deadline July 30th 2012 selected writers will be notified by September 15th 2012
Selection Process and Commitment
When selecting members, Interim Writers seeks playwrights who possess practical experience, training, or acumen for the craft of playwriting.  Members will have basic knowledge of dramatic structures, a willingness to hone their craft, and a desire to contribute to the group by edifying and challenging each other artistically. This fellowship will last for one year and meet twice a month on Monday evenings.

Questions? Email submissions@interimwriters.com.

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