[Annual playwriting competition] The Yale Drama Series

Yale University Press and Yale Repertory Theatre are seeking submissions for a major, new playwriting competition, The Yale Drama Series.

The winner of this annual competition will be awarded the David C. Horn Prize of $10,000, publication of his/her manuscript by Yale University Press, and a staged reading at Yale Rep.

The winning play will be selected by series judge David Hare.

There is no application form or entry fee.

Please visit the Yale Drama Series’ web page for guidelines in preparing your manuscript.

The Yale Drama Series and David C. Horn Prize are funded by generous support from the David Charles Horn Foundation.

Related Books:

A Practical Guide,The Art and Craft of Playwriting,The Playwright’s Handbook Revised Edition

9 Responses to “[Annual playwriting competition] The Yale Drama Series”
  1. Bonnie Fossett says:

    Will you be hosting this competition again for 2007, and if so, what is the deadline for submissions? Thanks, Bonnie Fossett bonnie@uhrbooks.com

  2. Alec Barbour says:

    Are adaptations eligible?

  3. Amy Aeschliman says:

    I second Bonnie Fossett’s question. Aug 15th again this year?

  4. Chris Longo says:

    I’m a US playwright living in Argentina. Is my work eligible? If so,what’s the deadline for 2008?

  5. Jeannie Reed says:

    Is there a competition for 2009?

    If so, when is the deadline and where can I find the instructions for applying?


  6. Submissions for the 2009 competition must be in by no later than August 15, 2008.

  7. Anita C says:

    I’m an Indian playwright who writes in English. Is my work eligible?


  8. ORIANAN FELIX says:

    I am a Nigerian and a playwrite. please am I eligible for this competition? What are your conditions. Thanks. Orianan Felix.

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