S.1_E.4 - "Writing As Resistance" (Feat. Derek Lee McPhatter)

In Season 1, Episode 4, I interview Resident Playwright and Tutterow Alum Derek McPhatter, a recent recipient of a 2021 Creative Capital Award. We spoke about his journey to playwriting, the influence and importance of genre in his work, and how for Derek, writing is a vibrant and essential form of resistance.

In Season 1, Episode 4, I interview Resident Playwright and Tutterow Alum Derek McPhatter, a recent recipient of a 2021 Creative Capital Award.  We spoke about his journey to playwriting, the influence and importance of genre in his work, and how for Derek, writing is a vibrant and essential form of resistance.

Derek Lee McPhatter is a playwright, screenwriter, and librettist, who's work has been presented by The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Prop Thtr, Otherworld Theatre, Lyric Opera, and The Drama League among other organizations.  He is a founding playwright with NYC's Obie Winning The Fire This Time Festival, and is the Literary Manager of Otherworld Theatre.  Derek is a Region Ambassador for Chicago, for the Dramatists Guild.  He has a Bachelor of Arts from Morehouse College and a Master of Arts in Humanities from New York University.

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