Zhu Yi is a New York-based playwright and screenwriter, born and raised in China. She received her MFA in playwriting from Columbia University. She is a 2012-2013 Emerging Artist Fellow at New York Theatre Workshop, a Youngblood alumni at Ensemble Studio Theatre, a member of Ma-Yi Writers Lab, a member of the Royal Court Theatre’s International Playwriting Workshop, and a member of Dramatists Guild of America, and an adjunct lecturer at Nanjing University, China. She received Shanghai Drama Valley’s 2015 Outstanding Playwright of the Year Award, and the First Prize at 2015 World Sinophone Drama Competition.


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