John Patrick Bray has written plays under grants from The N.E.A. and Acadiana Center for the Arts, and has earned commissions from indie troupes in NYC and around the country. He has been a Semifinalist for the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference and Semifinalist for the Princess Grace Foundation Playwriting Award; and Winner of the 2015 Appalachian Festival of Plays and Playwrights (for Friendly’s Fire; produced at Barter Theatre, 2017). John has edited anthologies for Applause Theatre and Cinema Books, and co-wrote the screenplay to the indie feature Liner Notes, which is available to rent or purchase on Amazon (dot) com. He is an Atlanta Region Ambassador for The Dramatists Guild of America, Inc.; a resident writer for Rising Sun Performance Co. in NYC; and an assistant professor at UGA. Please visit