Kia Corthron’s Tempestuous Elements premieres at Arena Stage February 2024. Awards: Simon Great Plains Playwright Award, Windham Campbell Prize, Horton Foote Award, Flora Roberts Award, USArtists Fellowship, McKnight National Residency. Productions: Playwrights Horizons, NY Theatre Workshop, Atlantic Theater Company, Manhattan Theatre Club, Yale Rep, Goodman, Taper, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Center Stage, Hartford Stage, Children’s Theatre Company, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Eclipse Theatre, London’s Royal Court and Donmar Warehouse. Novels: The Castle Cross the Magnet Carter (NYT Book Review Editor’s Choice, winner of the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize), Moon and the Mars. Dramatists Guild Council, New Dramatists alumnus.