E. M. Lewis is an award-winning playwright, teacher, and opera librettist. Her work has been produced around the world, and is published by Samuel French.
Lewis received the Steinberg Award (twice!) and the Primus Prize from the American Theater Critics Association, the Ted Schmitt Award from the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, a Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University, a fellowship from New Jersey State Arts Commission, the 2016 Oregon Literary Fellowship in Drama, and an Edgerton Award. She is currently working on a play commissioned by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival as part of their American Revolutions program.
Lewis just began a three-year stint as the Mellon Foundation Playwright in Residence at Artists Repertory Theater. She is a proud member of LineStorm Playwrights, Opera America, ASCAP, and the Dramatists Guild. She lives on her family’s farm in Oregon.