Playwrights chosen for WLPG Sparks (Linz) – Catalysts for Discovery

WLPG is pleased and honored to announce the 21 writers from 13 countries selected for WLPG Sparks (Linz) – Catalysts for Discovery

We put out a call for 500-word original monologues following a ‘prompt’ relating to the overall theme of catalysts for discovery.  Austrian playwright Holger Schober joined WLPG co-editors Tony Mack, Deirdre Kelly Lavrakas and Kim Peter Kovac in making the selection from several dozen entries.  The monologues will be read at the ASSITEJ International Meeting in Linz – playwrights will read in their first language and English translations will be provided.

The playwrights:

  • Mohammad Aghebati, Iran, When You Don’t Watch Me
  • Beatriz Besteiro, Argentina, Feet Up
  • Paula Carballeiria, Spain, Katal
  • Sonia Daniel, Argentina, Michaela’s Mouse
  • Lisa Evans, UK, Cubes of Light
  • Hosein Fadai Hosein, Iran, I Want to Grow Now, Now
  • Geert Genbrugge, Belgium, Under the Pouring Light
  • Amanda Hill, USA, One
  • Afeif Ismail, Sudan/Australia, Eureka
  • Tristan Jacobs, South Africa, Stoepkakertjie
  • Zainabu Jallo, Nigeria, These Feelings
  • Walter Kohl, Austria. It’s Alright, I’m Only Bleeding
  • Gabriel Pastorini, Uruguay, A Window
  • Natasha Poluyshkina, Russia, Red Poppies
  • Johannes Rhomberg, Austria, Hasta Siempre
  • Karin Serres, France, Burning Eyes
  • Flo Staffelmeyr, Austria, Inschallah
  • Bernhard Studler, Austria, Stopover
  • Reinhold Stumpf, Austria, Kids in the Wind
  • Silvia Gabrela Vazquez, Argentina, Only Trifles
  • Asya Voloshina, Russia, Dad

 Languages – Arabic, Dutch, English, Farsi, French, German, Russian, Spanish