Jen Silverman

Librettist Playwright

Jen Silverman is a New York based writer, screenwriter, and playwright. Jen’s plays include Collective Rage: A Play in 5 BettiesThe MoorsThe Roommate; and Witch. They have been produced off-Broadway, regionally across the US, and internationally in Australia, the UK, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, and Spain. Jen is the author of the debut novel We Play Ourselves, the story collection The Island Dwellers and the poetry chapbook Bath selected by Traci Brimhall for Driftwood Press. Jen wrote The Miranda Obsession as a narrative podcast for Audible, starring Rachel Brosnahan. Jen is a three-time MacDowell Fellow and a member of New Dramatists. Honors include fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the National Endowment for the Arts (Prose) and the Guggenheim (Drama). Jen also writes for TV and film.