Playwright Lyricist Librettist

SMJ (they/them) is an NYC-based, mixed-Latiné, and Trans non-binary playwright. They are a 2022-2023 Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellow. They are currently creating work with The Fled Collective at The Flea Theater (SWAY & Serials). Their work has been seen in various forms throughout the US and the UK including the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, Carnegie Mellon University, Otterbein University, The Workshop Theater, DR2 Theatre, Moxie Arts NY, Art House Productions, The Artist Co-op, Fort Salem Theater, Access Theater, Fresh Ground Pepper, the Uptown Collective and the HMBG Foundation. SMJ has been a semifinalist for the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s National Playwrights Conference (two times), the Princess Grace Award at New Dramatists, and The Civilians’ R&D Group (two times). They're a graduate of Otterbein University and the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. SMJ is a member of the Dramatists Guild and Ring of Keys.