Shirley King

Fly the Unfriendly Skies, #50, 2008.
Shirley King's award-winning plays have been produced by theater companies around the country and Canada. Her first play won a 2001 California Arts Council competition for best new play.

This year her plays have been staged by Riverside Theatre, Love Creek Theatre, Universal Theatre, AgeQuake Theatre, Ohio State's Lawrence and Lee Theatre Research Institute Limbo Project, and the University of Maryland, along with newly commissioned work by Naomi Wallace and Tina Howe. An essay was published in Those They Left Behind: an anthology edited by Karen Mueller Bryson, Ph.D.

She's a former social worker and reporter for the Las Vegas Review-Journal. A member of Dramatists Guild and International Center for Women Playwrights. Shirley lives in Benicia, California.
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