Kyle J. McCloskey (He/Him/His/Anything Respectful) is a playwright originally from Philadelphia, PA now in Los Angeles, CA. His work was developed at The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, American Theater Company, Victory Gardens Theater Company, Collaboraction Theatre Company, Stage Left Theater Company, the University of California – Los Angeles, and Loyola University Chicago. Awards include the 2019 Paula Vogel prize from the Kennedy Center, and semi-ﬁnalist for the 2019 Relentless Award and 2020 Blue Ink Playwriting Prize. Kyle is a former Artistic Fellow at American Theater Company under Will Davis and Sarah Slight. MFA candidate at UCLA; BA from Loyola University Chicago.