The Blue Ink Playwriting Award was created in 2010 to support new work. Since inception, they’vee named 10 Award winners, 79 finalists, and 109 semi-finalists. Over $6,000 in cash and prizes will be distributed to playwrights in 2020.

Each year American Blues Theater accepts worldwide submissions of original, unpublished full-length plays. The winning play will be selected by Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and the theater’s Ensemble. The playwright receives a monetary prize of $1,250. Cash prizes are awarded to finalists and semi-finalists too. All proceeds of the administrative fee are distributed for playwrights’ cash prizes. There is a $5 administration fee to enter.



Aug 31 (11:59pm) 2020.

Semi-finalists, finalists, and the award winner will be notified January – March 2021.

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6 Aug 2020


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